Women in Africa 757

Module code GNR 757
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This module examines debates on gender with an emphasis on the historical and social context and forces that have given shape to the character and form of gender inequalities and stratification on the African continent. The module is aimed at developing a critical perspective on the position and status of women in Africa, and to introduce students to a wide-ranging set of authors – many of whom are writing from the continent – and provocative debates about the contested nature of gender emancipation and/or empowerment and its imbrications with broader social questions. 

Module credits 25.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites Geen voorvereistes.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Sociology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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