Sex, gender, theory and difference
Topics covered include: historical overview of the position of women and men in society, the conceptualisation of femininity and masculinity; feminist theory, theorising masculinity, and gender and other social divisions.
The social organisation of gender relations
Topics covered include: childhood, education and training, relationships, love and romance, the family, marriage and parenthood, work, globalisation, religion, and cultural representations of women and men.
Social control, power and resistance
Topics covered include: violence against women, political representations of men women and men, the women’s movement and global politics.