Sep 21, 2019  
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GSWS 417 - Sexual Politics in U.S. History


4 credits
Examines historical changes in and struggles over the meaning, regulation, and politics of sexuality in the United States from the period of settlement to the present. Explores the relationship of gender, race, class, and region to sexual experience and identity. Focuses on the rise of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender identity and politics. Also investigates debates over issues such as sex education, birth control, prostitution, pornography, AIDS, and the moral panics elicited by these issues. Topics vary each term.  Approved for University Studies (Integration - Strand J). Prerequisite(s):  Junior standing or above, or instructor permission.
* This course was formerly offered under a different number; students who took the following course(s) will not receive additional credit unless the course is stated to be repeatable in the description above: WS 417
Graded (A-F) only



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