SOCI 409/439 Gender Studies


Historical perspectives on gender studies; Concepts in gender analysis; Feminist theories and Movements; Definition of status and roles of men/women in Africa and Ghana; Legal provisions for women’s rights in Ghana; Women and men in politics in Ghana; Media and women in Ghana; Gender issues in rural communities (rights and access to land, households & rural production, etc.); Gender issues in rural development politics; Gender issues in urban communities (household & urban production); Gender issues in urban production and politics; Gender and reproductive health problems in Ghana; Gender issues and the environment; Gender based discrimination, violence and the law.