Sociological Perspectives on Gender Stratification
Theories of Gender: Crash Course Sociology
Sociology in Focus; Instagram and Gender Performance
Gendered Disparities: Maintaining Masculinity
Apply the three major sociological perspectives to issues of gender and sexuality.
OER Text material
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.
Here is another source that provides a good overview of the sociological perspectives on gender.
Section 1: Supplementary Materials (Videos and Reading)
Great 10 minute video on theories of gender.
Uses an example of an Instagram account to illustrate gender as a performance.
Great blog post on gender that describes Connell’s work.