Gender in South African Politics and Culture
University of the Western Cape
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Gender Studies, Women's Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5
Hours & Credits
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.
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.