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Gender and Sociology (6 points)


Leader: Ulla Svensson and Jan van Bommel

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The conceptualisation of gender and gender relations in the discipline of sociology. A broad range of theories will be examined critically from feminist perspectives (radical, marxist, psychoanalytic and poststructuralist). In the process, students will gain knowledge of the classic 'male-stream' social theorists (Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Freud) as well as more contemporary theorists (Parsons, Althusser, Lacan, Foucault).

Assessment: Essay (2500 words): 50% + Examination (2 hours): 50%

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

Prerequisites: First-year sequence in Sociology or permission

Prohibitions: SCY3210

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