Faculty of Arts


WOMEN 200

Introduction to Feminist Theory


Description

A theoretical foundation for feminist studies which examines major traditions and key thinkers from modern second wave to contemporary feminism. Readings and discussions will be focused around a series of themes, issues and concepts such as power, sex, gender, work, home, nation, care, embodiment, identity, subjectivity, reproduction and consumption. Case studies will be used to enable students to critically reflect on issues in light of their own experiences.

Availability 2012

Availability to be advised

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts


Recommended Reading


Assessment


Points

WOMEN 200: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points in BA courses or Certificate in Women’s Studies

Restrictions



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