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SO231 - Transformations: Gender, Reproduction and Contemporary Society

  • Module code: SO231
  • Module name: Transformations: Gender, Reproduction and Contemporary Society
  • Department: Sociology
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

"This module examines transformations in the social organisation of generational reproduction in modern life, from feminist perspectives. It has a predominantly UK focus, though seeks to incorporate global perspectives. "

Principal learning outcomes

In the process of developing an advanced understanding of the substantive aspects of generational and social reproduction, students will also acquire the ability to: 1. Assess critically competing identifications of and perspectives on the diverse forms of contemporary social and cultural relations of generation and social reproduction and parenting; 2. Locate, retrieve, process and evaluate a wide range of materials about parenting and social reproduction in (post)modern societies; 3. Evaluate competing explanations and perspectives on the processes and outcomes of modes of reproduction and parenting, drawing on the above range of materials, including cultural representations, using appropriate argument and evidence; 4. Make scholarly presentations verbal and written, on the social and cultural relations of generational and social reproduction and the issues surrounding them.

Timetabled teaching activities

Weekly lectures and seminars in term 1 and term 2. Revision sessions in term 3.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/sociology/staff/academicstaff/wrightc/home/teaching

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: SO231-30)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 50%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%
Assessed Course Work 50%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Law and Sociology (ML33) - Year 3
Optional
  • BA in Sociology (L301) - Year 2
  • BA in Sociology (L302) - Year 2
  • BA in Sociology (L303) - Year 2
  • BA in Sociology (L304) - Year 2
  • BA in Sociology (L305) - Year 2
  • BA in Sociology (with Intercalated Year) (L307) - Year 2
  • BA in Sociology (with Intercalated Year) (L308) - Year 2
  • BA in Sociology (with Intercalated Year) (L309) - Year 2
  • BA in Sociology (with Intercalated Year) (L310) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Sociology and Quantitative Methods (L311) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 6
  • Undergraduate Health & Social Policy (2+2) (LM4A) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Health & Social Policy (2+2) (LM4A) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics and Sociology (ML13) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Law and Sociology (ML33) - Year 2
  • BA in Law and Sociology (Qualifying Degree) (ML34) - Year 2
  • BA in Law and Sociology (Qualifying Degree) (ML34) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate French Studies (R10P) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate French with Sociology (R1L3) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate History and Sociology (VL13) - Year 2