University Of Birmingham

Contemporary Feminist Debates

SSPS10001

Iowa State Course Substitution

WS 3T00

W S

Course Info
International Credits:
20.0
Converted Credits:
6.0
Semester:
fall
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Course Description:
This course draws upon expertise across the social sciences at Edinburgh to introduce students to the main approaches to the interdisciplinary study of gender and to provide grounding to major feminist debates in the field. It examines the development of feminist social and political thought from the 1960s onwards and relates theory to 'real life' issues and debates. Topics include: gender and power feminist debates on equality and difference masculinities in the military gender and technology feminism and multiculturalism and post feminism. This course draws upon expertise across the social sciences at Edinburgh to introduce students to the main approaches to the interdisciplinary study of gender and to provide grounding to major feminist debates in the field. It examines the development of feminist social and political thought from the 1960s onwards and relates theory to 'real life' issues and debates. Examples of topics may include: feminist debates on equality and difference, masculinities, intersectionality, and women in politics.

Review

Evaluation Date:
November 14, 2016
Evaluated:
Christiana Langenberg
Comments:
Appropriate for 300-level WS course, though we have no exact equivalent.