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Female, Male and Human: The Cultural Construction of Gender, basic course , 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Social Anthropology - SBA
  COURSE CODE   741G11
On completion of the course, the student should, at a basic level, be able to:
- account for anthropological and social constructivist gender theories
- account for the importance of gender in people's daily life in different societies
- apply a socio-anthropological view on cross-cultural variations of sex and gender constructions.
The following is studied in the course
- anthropological and social constructivist gender theories
- how gender is constructed, expressed and affects people's lives, both in Swedish society and in other societies
- similarities and differences between different cultural gender constructions, and what possible inter- and cross-cultural variations that may exist.
The course work consists of teaching in the form of lectures, seminars and work in groups. The student should actively and under own responsibility profit by the contents of the reading list and participate actively in the seminars.
The course is examined in part continuously within the scope of the teaching, and in part at the end of the course through an individual assignment, presented in writing.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Female, Male and Human: The Cultural Construction of Gender, basic course
Kvinnligt, manligt, mänskligt, grundkurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: LiU-2009-00139   Course Code: 741G11      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Social Anthropology - SBA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level     SBA   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2009-03-27