- Sex and gender
- Gender and nature
- Science of gender difference
- Paid work
- Politics of sexuality
- Gender and heroics
- Gender and development
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area. Students must have completed 18 credit points (6 OUA subjects) at Level 1 before enrolling in this subject.
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as POL216 Sex and Gender Matters.
This subject covers normative and theoretical perspectives on sex and gender - and why these matter for life, happiness and justice. The perspectives are examined through topics including: gender and nature; science of gender difference; masculinities; divisions of paid and unpaid work; politics of sexuality; gender and security; and gender and development. Students are encouraged to reflect on their own gendered positions and to link the personal and familiar with the political and structural.
- Assignment 1 - Major Essay (55%)
- Assignment 2 - Participation (15%)
- Assignment 3 - Invigilated Exam (30%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject