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Women's Sociology (6 points)


Leader: Marion Collis

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Students will be introduced to feminist critiques of malestream sociological perspectives, their theoretical and conceptual frameworks and methods of inquiry, and to alternative feminist approaches which can inform a sociology for women. Issues of class, culture and race will be considered. The second part of the subject will focus on doing a women's sociology and the application of a feminist perspective to understanding women's lives in contemporary society.

Assessment: Two assignments (1350 and 1800 words): 30% and 40% - Seminar presentation/paper (1350 words): 30%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week (1-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial)

Prerequisites: GSC1201, GSC1202 or equivalents

Prohibitions: GSC3207

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