POL432H1: Feminist Theory: Challenges to Legal and Political Thought

Hours: 
24S

Feminist theory offers basic challenges to the foundations of modern political and legal thought. It suggests a different conception of human nature and a different model of epistemology and of appropriate forms of argument about the traditional issues of legal and political theory: justice, power, equality and freedom. Introduction to the foundations of feminist theory, an analysis of its implications for traditional liberal theory, and an application of feminist theory to law.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)