Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
  • Gender
  • Oss0212
  • Sexuality
  • Sociology
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Education Standards

    Apply the three major sociological perspectives to issues of gender and sexuality.

    Overview

    OER Text material

    Open Stx Chapter 12 section 2

    Chapter 11 in Sociology: Understanding the Changing Social World does not include an application of the three major sociological perspectives to issues of gender and sexuality. Open stax Chapter 12 section 2 does a much better job explaining gender from the major sociological perspectives including feminism. In this section there is also a discussion of doing gender, which was lacking in our core text.

    Sociological Perspectives on Gender Stratification

    Here is another source that provides a good overview of the sociological perspectives on gender.