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Gender in Political Thought
GOVT 392
Spring 2011 not offered

What is the relation of gender to politics? Is politics a sphere of power, authority, and action that inevitably privileges certain men? Or is it the sphere of freedom? Feminist theory questions women's relative exclusion from politics and recently has problematized the concept of gender. Is participation in politics predicated on certain gender identities? Do different experiences of gender lead to different conceptions of justice? We will read classical and contemporary theorists on the embodiment of desire, on the emotions, and public reason; on conflict, coalitions, and leadership in forming justice.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)(GOVT-Theory)

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