This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 606
  • Course:
  • Semester: IV
  • Title: Sociology of Gender
  • Stream: Sociology
  • Description:

    Sociology of gender; Social construction of gender: socialisation, stereotypes and inequalities;

    Perspectives on gender: liberal, Marxist, socialist, radical, Black, Third World; Gender and social

    movements: from global to local; Gender in the economy, culture and polity: labour, law, family,

    health, media, representation and reservation; Discourse on gender and development in India.

     

    Texts/References:

     

    1. A. Hochschild, The Second Shift, Avon Books, 2003.

    2. B. Agarwal, Field of One�s Own: Gender and Land Rights in South Asia, Cambridge University

    Press, 2003.

    3. J, Lorber (ed.), The Social Construction of Gender, Sage Publication, 1991.

    4. N. Kabeer, Reversed Realities: Gender Hierarchies in Development Thought, Verso, 2003.

    5. I. Agnihotri and V. Mazumdar, �Changing Terms of Political Discourse: Women's Movement in

    India, 1970s-1990s�, in Economic and Political Weekly, 30 (29), 1995, pp. 1869-1878.

    6. K. Chanana, �Accessing Higher Education: The Dilemma of Schooling Women, Minorities,

    Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Contemporary India�, in Higher Education, 26(1),

    1993, pp. 69-92.

    7. N. Menon, `Elusive �Woman�: Feminism and Women�s Reservation Bill�, in Economic and Political

    Weekly, 35(43/44), 2000, pp. 3835-3841.

    8. N. Yuval-Davis. �Women, Citizenship and Difference�, in Feminist Review, (57), 1997, pp. 4-27

  • Text:

    A. Hochschild, The Second Shift, Avon Books, 2003.^$^B. Agarwal, Field of One’s Own: Gender and Land Rights in South Asia, Cambridge University Press, 2003.^$^J, Lorber (ed.), The Social Construction of Gender, Sage Publication, 1991.^$^N. Kabeer, Reversed Realities: Gender Hierarchies in Development Thought, Verso, 2003.^$^I. Agnihotri and V. Mazumdar, Changing Terms of Political Discourse: Women’s Movement in India, 1970s-1990s, in Economic and Political Weekly, 30 (29), 1995, pp. 1869-1878.^$^ K. Chanana, Accessing Higher Education: The Dilemma of Schooling Women, Minorities, Scheduled C^$^