SOC 201 - Contemporary Issues in Gender Relationship
||Historical background of the development of gender studies as a separate discipline; theoretical debates on gender role - socio-biological argument, materialist conception, private vs. public analysis, psychoanalytic perspective, environmental debate, ideological issues; concept of ?Gender? and ?Feminism?; gender methodology; Gender theory - integration vs. autonomy debate, politics of reproduction, ethno-methodological viewpoint; empirical issues- women and stratification, women and social mobility, women and development; women as vulnerable subject - control over women through institutions of marriage, education and religion; future of gender studies, problems and prospects of gender studies in Bangladesh.
[Pre-requisite: ENG 102 ]
[Credit Hours: 3]