2014-2015 Pitzer Catalog 
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2014-2015 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 153 PZ -The Socialization of Gender: A Developmental Perspective

Institution: Pitzer

Description: This course will focus on the way in which children come to be aware of and socialized into, specific gender roles. The course will address the way in which social institutions, the cultural context, parents/family members and peers act as socializing influences. Specific topics to be covered include parent-infant, parent-child interactions, the development of gender identity, cross-cultural differences in gender roles and the perspectives of various psychological theories. In addition, research on the differential socialization of males and females in the following areas will be examined: emotional development, friendships, need for achievement (particularly mathematics), moral understanding, reasoning, and body image.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 010 PZ or ID 026 PZ Please also check the current course schedule for requirements.

Note(s): Satisfies: DIV, SEM, DEV

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