Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC2034: Gender and Society 1

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:


Attwood, Feona 2009 Mainstreaming Sex. The sexualisation of Western culture. London: I.B. Tauris.

Susan Bordo, Susan 2003 Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body. Berkeley: University of California Press. 

Connell, Raewyn. 2005 Masculinities. London: Polity.

Fausto-Sterling, Anne 2012 Sex/gender: biology in a social world. London: Routledge.

Foucault, Michel 1990 The History of Sexuality. London: Penguin.

Halberstram, Judith 2013 Gaga feminism: sex, gender, and the end of normal. Boston Mass: Beacon.

Rahman, Morin and Jackson, Stevi 2010. Gender and sexuality. London: Polity.