POL432H1: Feminist Theory: Challenges to Legal and Political Thought

Hours

24S

Feminist theory offers basic challenges to the foundations of modern political and legal thought. It suggests a different conception of human nature and a different model of epistemology and of appropriate forms of argument about the traditional issues of legal and political theory: justice, power, equality and freedom. Introduction to the foundations of feminist theory, an analysis of its implications for traditional liberal theory, and an application of feminist theory to law.

Prerequisite
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)
Mode of Delivery
In Class