Sociology of Gender
Língua(s) de Ensino
To familiarize students with the mais debates on the issue of Gender, conceptually as well as in the social spheres were gender differentiation and inequality is central.
1. The problem of Gender 1.1. Gender,difference and inequality 1.2. Sex, Gender and the social construction of unequal difference 1.3. Social relations of gender and masculine domination 2. Gender Theories 2.1. Classical perspectives in sociology: Engels, Durkheim and Simmel 2.2. Functionalist perspectives and the theory of sex roles 2.3. Feminist perspectives 2.3.1. First wave feminisms 2.3.2. Second wave feminisms 2.3.3. Third wave feminisms 2.4. Critical theories 2.4.1. Pierre Bourdieu and Raewyn Connell 2.4.2. Judith Butler 3. Gender and Society 3.1. Gender, family and kinship 3.2. Gender and political and economic power 3.3. Gender and labour 3.4. Gender, body and sexuality 3.5. The institutions of the Gender Order 4. Gender, Masculinity and Femininity 4.1. Identity and gender practices 4.2. Plural masculinities and hegemonic masculinity 4.3. Plural femininity and emphasized femininity
Processo de avaliação
Evaluation will take place through the students class interventions and a final, individual paper on a theme proposed by the professor.
Processo de ensino-aprendizagem
The objectives of this curricular unit are fulfilled throught the classes given by the professor and the individual work done by the students, namely: a) Participation in classes; b) Reading the bibliography and discussing it in class; c) A final written paper on a theme proposed by the professor.