Course Level: College Preparatory

Credits: 2.5

Suggested Grade Level: 9 – 12

Prerequisite: None

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This course begins with a survey of basic concepts of feminist theory and the subsequent development of gender theory. Students will assess the definition of femininity and women's unique participation in the development, operation, and advancement of society. Students will explore the inherent and social constructions of masculinity and how these notions evolve into elastic social norms. The congruence between gender and sexual orientation will be studied. Projects will investigate representations of gender in television and film and their reciprocal impact on society. Students will be taught to critically examine effective legal policy, the impact of social institutions on gender, and the development of gender equality activism. A relevant selection of current topics including race, class, religion, economics, education, sports, and health will be examined through readings and discussions. Students will also compare contemporary manifestations and perceptions of gender in non-Western societies through the context of established gender theory.

Sandshore Elementary School

Sandshore Elementary School
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Mountain View Elementary School

Mountain View Elementary School
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Flanders, NJ 07836
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Chester M. Stephens Elementary School

Chester M. Stephens Elementary School
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Budd Lake, NJ 07828
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Tinc Road School
24 Tinc Road
Flanders, NJ 07836
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Mt. Olive High School
18 Corey Road
Flanders, NJ 07836
973-927-2208

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