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WMS1103 Gender Studies: Terms and Debates
Credit Points: 15

This introductory unit approaches the study of gender both as an academic practice and as a feature of our everyday lives.  The unit introduces students to the history and meanings of many of the terms used in the analysis of gender, and to a range of understandings of how gender is produced. In addition, it introduces students to ways of reading and ways of seeing gender in visual and written texts, and provides an overview of some of the most influential recent writing on gender and bodies.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
DMPSWSPsychology - Women's Studies Double Major
MIWOMWomen's Studies Minor
MAWOMNWomen's Studies Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009