Gender Perspectives 2022-23
School Of History, Law And Social Sciences
Module - Semester 2
Weekly workshops will investigate the historical, social and individual significance of gender in various contexts e.g. the home, the workplace and in terms of education and employment as well as gender differences and the translation of difference into inequality will be addressed. Workshops will also focus on gender in relation to the media, crime and culture
Excellent A- to A* Excellent students will be able to show comprehensive knowledge of the field and its background; can critically review evidence; communicates effectively through variety of media. Offers discussion of gaps in the literature.
Good B- to B+ Good students will be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the field and approach and its distinctiveness from other sociological approaches. Can provide a good analysis of literature in the field and can communicate effectively about its usefulness.
Threshold C- to C+ To pass the module, students must show a basic awareness and of theoretical concepts and methods of analysis; able to produce rudimentary analysis of materials; meets set tasks and obligations.
- Become familiar with major strands of theories about sex and gender in contemporary society.
- Communicate in group situations and in written work regarding the effects and assumptions about sex and gender in specific areas of social life.
- To be active learners, exploring concepts and ideas in relation to different perspectives.
BLOG. Take ONE area in which men or women experience inequalities. How would you tackle this?