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THEORIES OF GENDER AND POLITICS: FEMINIST AND QUEER THEORY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectPhilosophy
Political Science
Women’s & Gender Studies
Number & Suffix: 156 G
Full UC Title: THEORIES OF GENDER AND POLITICS: FEMINIST AND QUEER THEORY 
Transcript Title: GENDER & POLITICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This seminar offers a survey of the intellectual tradition that takes for its object the interrogation and theorization of systems of power whereby inequality is associated with gender, sex, and sexuality. A range of key work are explored, mainly from western authors, that exemplify the intellectual history of feminist and queer theory. Through works of philosophy, political, and psychoanalytic theory about gender and sexuality, the course traces the foundations and development of some major strands of recent and contemporary thought about gender and sexuality including: liberal feminism, with its emphasis on sameness and equality; cultural, separatist, and lesbian feminisms with their focus on difference; radical, Marxist, socialist, and anarchist feminisms with their political and material analysis of gender; intersectional feminisms with their questioning of such identity categories as woman; postcolonial and transnational theories of gender and sexuality; queer theory and its mobilization of deconstructive modes of thought; and trans theory with its shift of emphasis back to embodiment and identity. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: THEORIES OF GENDER AND THEIR POLITICS: FEMINIST AND QUEER THEORY 
Partner University Department: Philosophie 
Partner University Course Number: 17124