Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE ANT3021

 
TITLE Feminism and Anthropology

 
LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 2

 
DEPARTMENT Anthropological Sciences

 
DESCRIPTION Gender identity, gender and space, honour and shame, role segregation of men and women, women and powererlessness: reality or illusion? This course examines a wide spectrum of ethnography on gender in the light of changes in feminist theory. Assessment is by 2,000 word essay on an approved topic, and an oral presentation.

Readings:

include M. Mead Male and Female; A. Weiner Women of Value, Men of Renown; J. Donovan Feminist Theory; H. Moore Feminism and Anthropology.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment SEM2 Yes 40%
Presentation SEM2 No 60%

 
LECTURER/S Gisella Orsini

 
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