University Of Limerick

Gender: Sociological Perspectives


Iowa State Course Substitution

CH E SSH Elective

CH E SSH Elective

Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:
This module equips students with a critical understanding of key concepts in gender studies and feminist thought and how these are informed by, and inform, sociological enquiry. It offers in introduction to the main sociological perspectives on gender; key debates in feminist theory; debates in the study of masculinity; and perspectives on substantive topics such as work and care in the context of these frameworks. The module also examines the operation of gender divisions across national and transnational social contexts and their articulation with other major social divisions such as class, sexuality, ethnicity and race.


Evaluation Date:
October 5, 2018
Jennifer Heinen