Contemporary Feminist ThoughtPOL 241W
Provides a theoretical introduction to feminist thought and relates feminist thought to American political thought and American society. (45-0)
Outcomes and Objectives
Use feminist analysis to assess the domestic and international social, economic, and political environment.
- Describe the role of patriarchy.
- Assess the concept of the universality of the oppression of women.
- Describe and evaluate the cultural basis of sexual role differentiation.
- Describe and evaluate the meaning of masculinity and femininity.
Describe and evaluate the various strains of feminist critique.
- Define feminism and delineate its scope.
- Define, give examples of, and evaluate: Cultural feminism, Radical feminism, Bourgeois feminism, Marxist feminism.
- Describe and assess the role of lesbianism and the woman-identified woman in feminism.
Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.Ojbectives:A. Articulate clearly important ideas.B. Select, organize, and present details to support a main idea.C. Employ the conventions of written, edited, standard English.D. Quote, paraphrase and summarize accurately.E. Document sources in a conventional style.F. Use appropriate vocabulary for the audience and purpose.
Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing
- Analyze course content in written form.
- Explain the subject matter in a coherent writing style.