Gender, reproduction and the politics of intimacy 763

Module code SOC 763
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This module explores the gendered, intersectional and feminist politics of reproduction across a range of transnational contexts. Grappling with core debates about the meaning/s of gendered labour, family and kin relations, love, home, mothering and the social stratification of reproductive work across race, class and geopolitical boundaries, the course puts reproduction and the politics of intimacy at the centre of theoretical, social and political inquiry. A range of issues in reproductive politics are explored, including surrogacy, birth, teenage pregnancy and obstetric violence.

Module credits 25.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Sociology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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