Sociology of Sexuality & Gender

Sociology of sexuality and gender is a subfield of sociology that studies how sexuality and gender are socially constructed and experienced in society. It investigates how sexuality and gender are related to social structures, interactions, and cultures. It also examines how sexuality and gender affect social issues, such as identity, inequality, health, and change.In this category, you will find articles that explain sociological views of sexuality and gender, such as the concepts of sex, gender, femininity, masculinity, sexual orientation, and gender identity, the theories of biological determinism, social learning, social constructionism, and queer theory, the methods of researching and analysing sexuality and gender, the sources and types of sexuality and gender (e.g., biological, psychological, cultural), the processes and mechanisms of sexuality and gender formation and expression (e.g., socialisation, identification, performance), the consequences and challenges of sexuality and gender for individuals and society (e.g., discrimination, violence, social movements), and the responses and solutions to sexuality and gender (e.g., education, empowerment, diversity). If you are interested in how sexuality and gender affect and are affected by society, this category is for you.

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