The module will introduce sociological perspectives on gender and to contemporary debates about gender and society.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- The ability to reflect on your own experiences and media reports on gender issues in a theoretically and empirically informed way
- Knowledge and understanding of the conceptualisation of gender
- Knowledge and understanding of social movements and politics addressing gender
- Critical thinking skills
- Knowledge and understanding of the gendered division of labour in the private and public sphere
- Essay writing skills
- Knowledge and understanding of the interaction of gender with race, class and other aspects of inequality
The module will examine theoretical perspectives on gender, sexuality, masculinity, ethnicity, race and class. These themes will be developed through a consideration of a number of topics, such as:
- work and organizations;
- the body;
- politics and social movements;
- contemporary masculinities;
- domestic labour and parenting
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
|Total study time||150|
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
Repeat type: Internal & External