Women's Studies (WMST) 400
Feminism in the Western Tradition 1790s-1940s (Revision 1)
WMST 400 closed, replaced by WGST 400.
Credits: 3 - Humanities
Prerequisite: None. WMST 266 is strongly recommended.
WMST 400 has a Challenge for Credit option.
WMST 400 deals with selected aspects of feminist thought and feminist movements in the Western tradition from the 1790s to the 1940s. Its topics include various debates about the meaning of feminism, and feminist critiques of, and attempts to change the social order in particular times and places.
Unit 1: Feminism: Every Woman's Heritage?
Unit 2: The Struggle for Full Citizenship
Unit 3: Bread and Roses
Unit 4: Man-made Religion
Unit 5 Institutionalized Sexuality
Unit 6: Women and (Men's?) Wars
To receive credit for WMST 400, you must obtain a grade of "50" per cent or better on the final assignment, and achieve a course composite grade of at least "D" (50 per cent). The weighting of the composite grade is as follows:
Short Essays Assignment
Comparative Book Review
Research Paper Assign.
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
The course materials include a study guide, a student manual, and two readers.
Updated August 05 2014 by Student & Academic Services