POLSCI 401 - Feminist Political Theory
Section: 001
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Junior standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The course explores the politics of inequalities between men and women by considering theories of gender differences. The purpose of the class is to draw on interdisciplinary work in feminist studies to think about political institutions – and to see the effect of political institutions on subject positions with different gender identities.

This course is in the political theory subfield.

Course Requirements:

This is a writing intensive course and students will write and revise several analytic essays that feature close readings of the assigned texts. Students will also be in topic groups that will research and present on a specific area in feminist theory such as working class feminist theory, black feminist theory or conservative feminist theory.

Intended Audience:

Upper division LSA students with an interest in gender dynamics, theorizing gender, and political theory.

Class Format:

Mix of instructor lecture, group work, and seminar discussion

POLSCI 401 - Feminist Political Theory
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001 (LEC)
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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