Checking date: 26/04/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Analysis of social problems II: gender inequalities
(14488)
Study: Bachelor in Sociology (208)


Coordinating teacher: DIAZ GORFINKIEL, MAGDALENA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Analysis

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
To analyze the basic concepts and theories related to the inequality between men and women, both from a sociological and feminist perspective. To analyze the social fields where the inequality between men and women is more clear, addressing especially the familiy organization. To analyze the social problems that gender inequality generates and the social policies oriented to overcome them. To be able to contribute to the design and implementation of social policies oriented to gender equality. In general terms, the course has the aim of learning to recognize the complexity of social phenomena as well as to summarize them critically.
Description of contents: programme
THEME 1 Women, men and family in society theory 1. Durkheim: division of work and women's `social simplicity' 2. John Stuart Mill: the equalitarian approach 3. Marxist theory. 4. Other perspectivs: Simmel, Parsons y la microsociology THEME 2 Feminist theory 1. What is feminism? 2. Simone de Beauvoir: `the other' in the explanation of oppression. 3. Liberal feminism. 4. Radical feminism. 5. Socialist feminism. 6. Difference feminism. 7. Third way feminism THEME 3 Gender violence 1. Main concepts and characteristics of the violence against women. 2. Different types of violence. 3. Figures and perceptions. 4. Policies against gender violence. THEME 4 Gender construction and teh Contemporary families 1. Biology, culture and inequalities 2. Domestic and public worlds 3. The family model of South Europe 4. Men´s incorporation to domestic field: new masculinities 5. Reconciliation and care
Learning activities and methodology
There are practical and theoretical lessons. Theoretical lessons are based on specific bibliography chosen for each concrete subject, the explanation of the class and the slides in Aula Global. Practical lessons consist on different kinds of exercises based on the contents of the theoretical classes. They are different kinds: - Individual or in group - To be done in the class, at home or in both places. - Written, oral or mix. - To be graded for doing it or to be given specific grades.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Alberdi, C. y Rojas Marcos, L.. Violencia: Tolerancia Cero. La Caixa. 2005
  • Alberdi, I. y Matas, N.. La violencia doméstica. Informe sobre los malos tratos a mujeresen España. La Caixa.
  • Astelarra, J.. Veinte años de políticas de igualdad. Cátedra.
  • Beltrán, E. y Maquieira, V. (eds). Feminismos. Debates Contemporáneos. Alianza Editorial.
  • De Beauvoir, S.. El Segundo Sexo. Cátedra. 1999
  • Demo, S.y Diaz, C.. Sociología y género. Tecnos. 2013
  • Durán, M.A. (ed). Mujeres y hombres en la teoría sociológica. CIS.
  • Gil, S.. Nuevos feminismos. Sentidos comunes en la dispersión.. Traficantes de sueños. 2011
  • Laufer, J. et al.. El trabajo del género. Germanía. 2005
  • Lucas, A.. La realidad social: transformaciones recientes en España. Funsa. 2010
  • Maquieira, V. et al. (eds.). Feminismos. Alianza. 2001
  • Miguel, Ana de. Neoliberalismo sexual. El mito de la libre elección. Cátedra. 2015
  • Miranda, Mª J., Martín, Mª T. y Marugán B.(eds), . Amor, razón y violencia. Catarata. 2009
  • Nuño, L.. El mito del varón sustentador. Icaria. 2010
  • Observatorio Estatal de Violencia contra la Mujer . IV Informe anual. Ministerio de Sanidad, Política Social e Igualdad.
  • Observatorio Estatal de Violencia cotra la Mujer. IV Informe Anual. Ministerio de Sanidad, Política Social e Igualdad. 2011
  • Tobío, C.. Madres que trabajan. Cátedra. 2005
  • Tobío, C. et al.. El cuidado de las personas. la Caixa. 2010
Additional Bibliography
  • Amorós, C. Y Miguel de, A.. Teoría feministas: de la ilustración a la globalización. Minerva. 2005
  • Beck-Gernsheim, E.. La reinvención de la familia: en busca de nuevas formas de convivencia. Paidos. 2003
  • Campaña Muévete por la Igualdad:. http://www.mueveteporlaigualdad.org/default.asp. Muevete por la Igualdad.
  • García de León, M.A. (ed). Sociología de las mujeres españolas. Editorial Complutense.
  • Vega, C. Culturas del cuidado en transición: espacios, sujetos e imaginarios en una sociedad de migración. UOC. 2009

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.