Tracing history of gender and sexuality in Ireland from religious repression to human rights leader. Including Magdalene Laundries, successive waves of emigration, contentious referendums, women’s liberation and gay rights movements.
|Paper title||Sexual Politics in Modern Ireland|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,206.91|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 72 300-level GEND points
Open to students who have gained entry to GEND Honours or students from Honours in related fields who wish to substitute the paper for one in their major.
- Teaching staff
- Teaching Arrangements
There is a 3-hour seminar each week.
There is no text book. Students are expected to read the set readings and range beyond them in their wider reading.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Scholarship, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will have:
- Critical understanding of the development of key social movements in twentieth century Ireland around gender and sexuality
- Confidence and experience to plan, research and present a significant piece of independent work based on a range of primary and secondary evidence
- Preparation for further study and research in Irish Studies and / or gender and sexuality