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Sociology: Gender

This guide provides an overview and links to important sources of information for research in the field of sociology.

Sociology of Sex & Gender

Women in Sociology classThe Sociology of Sex and Gender is among the most significant and exciting fields in contemporary sociological research and thought. As a foundation for the development of feminist theory and research methods, the discipline of sociology has been a leading academic field in the creation of new and innovative paradigms that study and analyze social behavior, social theory, and social phenomenon from the perspective of women and women's roles in social life.

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