GENDER 101G Global and Local

GENDER 101G | Open | Semester Two 2024 | City Campus | 15 points


Develops an understanding of key concepts that underlie gender analysis, and how they are expressed in politics, culture and society. Examines the meaning of gender across a range of subjects and issues on the global stage and in our everyday lives.

Restriction: GENDER 100  

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Be familiar with the fundamental concepts of gender analysis: the sex/gender distinction, the identity/difference binary, the social construction of masculinity and femininity, and the relationship between gender and sexuality.
  2. Understand the significance of these core concepts in the social, political and cultural worlds. 
  3. Understand how the study of gender contributes to other academic fields, particularly in the social sciences and humanities. 
  4. Analyse written and media text that deal with gender, and be able to present your analysis in writing. 
  5. Reflect critically upon your own views and experiences of gender, to present your views to others, and to engage in constructive discussion about them. 

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