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Behavioral Science and Leadership: HI461


Welcome to the Research Guide for HI461. This course examines the development of gender relations, concepts, and roles in historical perspective. Topics may include gender in the military and warfare, the European experience, the American experience, or international comparisons of gender. This course will include an exploration of the way in which history has been written; including examining the changing interpretations, traditions, methods, and frameworks of historians. 

Required Readings

Cartledge, Paul. Spartan Reflections. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Coontz, Stephanie. Marriage: A History. New York: Penguin, 2006.

Garton, Stephen. Histories of Sexuality: Antiquity to Sexual Revolution. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Weeks, Jeffrey. Sexuality. 4th ed. London: Routledge, 2017.


Sample Subject Headings


In this subject heading there are over 860 entries to select. Click on the link above and select an appropriate sub-division of the gender subject heading for your research.

Gender Identity



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