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    Irvine Valley College
    Jan 31, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Gender Studies

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Dean: Brooke Bui, PhD
Academic Chair: Brittany Adams, PhD
Faculty: Brittany Adams, PhD; Melissa Knoll, PhD; Jamie Poster, PhD

Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary field of inquiry that examines the intersection between gender with race, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, class, and various underrepresented and under-resourced populations. The field examines structures of power as it relates to gender in the context of historical and contemporary struggles for social, political, cultural, and economic change. Students will examine the social construction of femininity, masculinity, sexual identity, and gender identity from a feminist perspective.

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