Women and Gender Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

WMST 630: Feminist Theories across the Disciplines

WMST 630-001: Feminist Thr Across Disc
(Fall 2017)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM W

Robinson A109

Section Information for Fall 2017

Femtheory

This class provides an introduction to feminist approaches to social research for advanced undergraduate students and graduate students. Students learn the techniques for collecting, analyzing, and writing-up research data as they examine many of the central methodological issues and questions raised by feminist scholars undertaking social research. These include feminist critiques of positivism, feminist standpoint theory, social action research models, and feminist engagements with ethical concerns in doing research with human subjects. Because an understanding of how to conduct social research is best gained through experience in the social world, this course emphasizes a learning-by-doing approach.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Multidisciplinary course examines the central issues of feminist theory and explores the various strategies of feminist theorists. Analyzes the ways in which feminist theories have challenged established disciplinary boundaries and contested the traditional assumptions of the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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