Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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WGSS 4100 - Global Feminisms


Considers women’s issues and feminist movements from a global and non-Western perspective. Includes discussion of the globalization of feminism; the relationship between feminism and colonialism; the connection of women’s movements to national/independence movements and revolutionary movements; and specific issues such as work/labor, sexuality, reproduction, and religion.

Requisites: WGSS 3500
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students can discuss particular issues that confront women in non-Western contexts.
  • Students can discuss the importance of colonial relationships and independence movements in understanding contemporary feminism.
  • Students can identify the role of different actors in addressing women’s concerns. (states, transnational organizations, grassroots organizations, etc.)
  • Students gain an understanding of the development of organizations to confront these issues.
  • Students gain an understanding of the relationship between Western and non-Western feminism.
  • Students identify ways that non-Western feminisms are contributing to and challenging contemporary Western feminism.



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