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Department of Sociology
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D415
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
Visual Science Studies (anatomy, cancer care, science fiction), Technology Studies (political economy of manufacturing), Cultural Studies, Reproductive & Genetic Engineering.
SOCY 925*: Feminist Theory
|Department:Sociology||Term Available: Winter 2013||Instructors: Annette Burfoot|
This course deals with feminist critiques of sociological theories, how such theories have been revised and appropriated by feminists and the various perspectives that feminists have developed for interrogating and transforming social hierarchies informed inter alia by gender, class, racism, and heterosexism. Permission of the instructor is required.Contributions of Darwinian evolutionary theory to the understanding of contemporary culture. Through seminars, essays, and group discussions, students explore ideas, research objectives, and recent discoveries in applying Darwinism to the interpretation of cultural products like art and literature, socio-cultural institutions like religion and marketing, societal problems like war and environmental conservation, and emerging designs for new models of sustainable civilization in the 21st century.