Gender in South African Politics and Culture

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Gender in South African Politics and Culture

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Gender Studies, Women's Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes

    Students will apply central concepts and tools for analyzing gender identities and struggles in South Africa. Students will understand the interdisciplinary analysis of gendered dynamics in contemporary and historical gendered dynamics. Students will develop critical positions on debates through constructing sustained arguments.

    Main Content
    Case studies of contemporary and past gender struggles and identities in South Africa. Key concepts and theories for exploring gender in South Africa within history, anthropology,psychology and literary studies.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.