WGS426H1: Gender and Globalization: Transnational Perspectives

Hours

24L

Critically examines current interdisciplinary scholarship on globalization, its intersections with gender, power structures, and feminized economies. Related socio-spatial reconfigurations, ‘glocal’ convergences, and tensions are explored, with emphasis on feminist counter-narratives and theorizing of globalization, theoretical debates on the meanings and impacts of globalization, and possibilities of resistance, agency, and change.

Prerequisite
2.5 WGS credits including WGS160Y1 and 1.0 WGS credit at the 300+ level
Exclusion
WGS463H1 (Advanced Topics in Gender Theory: Gender and Globalization: Transnational Perspectives), offered in Fall 2009
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class