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||Prof.Dr. FATMA YILDIZ ECEVİT
||Fall or Spring Semesters.
The objective of this course is 1) to familiarise students with the activity of theorising and to teach them skills with which they can engage wit social theory more comfortably 2) to help students learn about main theoretical strands and question their applicability 3) to help students develop a critical approach particularly in relation to issues such as family, class.state.production.reproduction, sexuality and violence.
This course explores a number of theories and central issues evolving around the issues of women´s oppression. It particularly focuses on patriarchy which has been central to much feminist analysis and continues to inform a great deal of feminist work.
On successful completion of this course students will be able 1)to develop an understanding of the concepts and key terms 2) critically examine the theories 3)to challenge th eexisting forms of academic knowledge and practices.