School of Social and Cultural Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for SOSC 315 in 2015.

SOSC-315 – Reproducing Gendered Bodies

Points:20Prerequisites:As for SOSC 305
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Social & Cultural StudiesRestrictions:SOSC 215, SPOL 215, 315

This course will examine gender relations from a sociological perspective. It will draw on a variety of approaches and perspectives to examine key concepts, issues and themes in contemporary gender studies. Readings, lectures and tutorials will focus on a new topic each week. Topics will include: knowledge, experience, identity, sex, gender, embodiment, reproduction, intimacy, consumption, mothering, home, and work. 100% internal assessment. This course may also be able to be taken towards a minor in SPOL.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Text

Lisa Jean Moore & Mary Kosut (eds.) 2010. The Body Reader: Essential Social & Cultural Readings. New York: New York University Press (ISBN 9780814795668). Available from vicbooks, ground floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Campus.

Trimester 1 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
9912 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Tue, Fri1410 - 1500Cotton [Kelburn]LT122Rhonda Shaw
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Tue, Fri1410 - 1500Cotton [Kelburn]LT122

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.