The Psychology of
SPG 38 (4 s.h.)
In large part due
to the feminist movement, men during this postmodern era have been encouraged
to alter stereotypic patterns of masculine behavior.
This course will:
- Examine the extent
to which the behavior of boys and men is predetermined (biological)
- Review the research
on how the early experiences of boys effect their adult values and behavior
with regard to gender.
- Examine the role
of ethnicity, race and socio-economic status on the development of gender
role in boys and men
- Identify and discuss
contemporary changes in masculine behavior and the new options available
to men in relationships, parenting and career choice
- Midterm-40% of
- Final Exam-40%
- Class participation-20%
Real Boys Owl Books, 1999.
Kimmel, M. And Messner,
M. Mens Lives Boston: Allyn and Bacon.1998