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MERLOT II


    

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Materials for Courses on Gender

by Jennifer Lerner
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Modules for use in courses on gender in sociology, women's studies, etc.

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1.

Implicit Association Tests


Added 10/08/2006
Harvard's Implicit Association Tests site, including information about how the tests work as well as the ability to take the test by computer and get results on one's own implicit assumptions. Includes tests on a variety of social dimensions (race, sexual orientation, gender, weight, etc.).
2.

All Mixed Up: Putting Gender Identity Into Perspective


Added 10/08/2006
Site with personal story of a transsexual psychology graduate student, mixed with information about the broader transsexual community and its concerns as well as academic context. Addresses the issue of the scientific pathologizing of transsexual people.
3.

Historic Ad Collection


Added 10/08/2006
Great resource--searchable or browsable collection of newspaper/magazine ads from 1911 to 1955. Can be used to illustrate cultural themes from times past, e.g. how women were targeted in advertising for household goods, beauty products, etc.
4.

Women and Social Movements in the United States


Added 11/04/2006
Women's history site--collection of primary documents on women's history and social reform from 1820 to 1940. Includes lesson plans on how to use the primary documents. Geared toward teaching history with it, but could be modified for sociology or general women's studies.
5.

Child Prostitution - CSEC


Added 11/04/2006
Site on child prostitution worldwide. Has a few very basic lesson plans, discussion topics, etc. Image archive okay but a bit sketchy. Links to info on particular countries. Probably most useful is links to large number of articles on the topic, for use in preparing lectures.
6.

The Pill


Added 11/04/2006
Site to accompany PBS documentary on the pill. Includes video clips of women describing their lives and opinions before and after the pill (about 8 or 10 on each side). Also includes quotes from speeches by Sanger, etc. advocating the pill and description of important events in the pill's history (e.g. Senate hearings held in 1970). Good for sexuality and reproduction unit.
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