|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Family as a Gendering Institution, 7.5 credits|
|(Familjen som genusskapande institution, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Subject area:||Gender Studies|
|Main field of study:||Gender Studies|
|Academic school:||School of Culture and Education|
|Disciplinary domain:||Humanities 50% Social Sciences 50%|
|Education cycle:||First-cycle (Bachelor)|
|Course level:||B (intermediate)|
|Progressive specialisation:||G1F (First cycle. Entry requirements: 0-60 credits from first-cycle courses)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2019 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Culture and Education at Södertörn University on 2018-12-06 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
30 credits in Humanities or Social Sciences, English B
On completion of the course, the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course analyses the family as a gendered institution and its various meanings in society and culture, both historically and in the present day. The course identifies and discusses various ways of understanding the concept of family as it is used in gender studies, as well as critically examining contemporary debates about the family as an institution and its implications for gender, sexuality and societal institutions.
1001, Family as a Gendering Institution, 7,5 credits
(Familjen som genusskapande institution, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
Teaching consists of lectures and seminars.
The course is examined through
Missed seminars may be compensated for by assignments, as determined by the course coordinator.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.