WC5001 - Introduction to Women's Studies
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Arts & Social Sciences
An interdisciplinary survey of current feminist research and theoretical issues in
women's studies. Topics may include: women and work, health, education, social welfare
and law; rural, migrant and NESB women; women of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
heritage; women in literature; women in history; women and development.
- To demonstrate understanding of historical and contemporary social structures and
processes which create particular gendered regimes in public and private life;
- to demonstrate understanding of various theoretical frameworks with which to analyse
women's various positions, opportunities, and achievements in public and private life.
- The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
- The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
- The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.
||Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline
Study Period 1
|Census Date 24-Mar-2011
||Professor Debra Miles
|Method of Delivery:
||reflective journal (40%); research paper (60%).
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and in case
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