Prof. Sally Haslanger
MIT Course Number
WGS.301J / 17.007J / 24.237J / 17.006
As Taught In
Undergraduate / Graduate
This course analyzes theories of gender and politics, especially ideologies of gender and their construction. Also discussed are definitions of public and private spheres, gender issues in citizenship, the development of the welfare state, experiences of war and revolution, class formation, and the politics of sexuality.
Graduate students are expected to pursue the subject in greater depth through reading and individual research.