Still, we face many as yet unanswered questions and find it difficult to reach consensus about the meaning and implications of much that we have discovered.
The accumulation of contentious knowledge has made mastery of this field challenging, with the unfortunate result that many people today rely on arguments and explanations as flawed and simplistic as they were a half century ago.
The list includes direct links to the online versions; these links are aimed at NYU's access and will not be successful for anyone not affiliated with NYU.
However, most of the links have the DOI number or the JStor number listed at the end of the citation (or a generic, non-NYU link is embedded in them which can be extracted for use elsewhere).
The topics below address key analytical questions facing any serious effort to understand and explain gender inequality.What do we mean by gender inequality, why did it arise across the globe, what roles do sexuality and violence play, how is gender inequality related to economic and political organization, how is gender inequality experienced and sustained in ordinary interactions, and so on.The core materials focus on the most important works and ideas offering analytical insight into these questions.They have been selected because they have been highly influential or provide critical insight. In this class, each week's activities will be organized around an analytical task, as well as a set of readings.Anyone having access to online scholarly publications through their institutions should be able to locate the articles through these.
The list of included articles is being updated Fall 2016.