Minor in Sociology and Social Anthropology of Social Justice and Inequality - Feminist Perspectives in Sociology and Anthropology SOSA 3100   Feminist Perspectives in Sociology and Anthropology
This course will begin with an overview discussing what is feminism? Thereis no way to come to a definitive answer to this question, therefore thefirst month of classes will focus on readings and discussion of feminismfrom an historical perspective. We will investigate the three historicalwaves of feminism and the diversity of feminism found in the socialsciences. After this brief introduction we will concentrate on gender andsex, clearly dominant themes found in feminist works. We will approachthis by critically exploring socio cultural constructions of sex andgender, which in turn will shed critical light on feminist perspectivesabout the relationship between these two concepts.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: One SOSA 1000 level course or FYP