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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
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SOSKV3/SOS4.4 Gender in Society 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Sosiaalitieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The students are introduced to the basic concepts (such as gender, sexuality, feminism, equality, and intersectionality) as well as research traditions in gender and women's studies especially in the context of social sciences and the Finnish society.

General description


8.3.2016 at 12-16 Course Guidelines, Introduction to Gender 

15.3.3016 at 12-14 Lecture on Gender and Politics in Finland by Jaana Kuusipalo; 14-16 Seminar

22.3.2016 at 12-16 Student presentations on 'Gender in my country'


5.4.2016 at 12-14 Lecture on Gender, Work and Organization by Rebecca Lund; 14-16 Seminar 

12.4.2015 at 12-14 Lecture on Gender and Religion by Susanne Dahlgren; 14-16 Seminar 

19.4.2016 at 12-14 Lecture on Reproductive Justice by Christabelle Sethna; 14-16 Seminar 

Enrolment for University Studies

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Marja Vehviläinen, Teacher responsible


8-Mar-2016 – 19-Apr-2016
lectures and seminar
Tue 8-Mar-2016 - 19-Apr-2016 weekly at 12-16, Atalpa 140
12-Apr-2016 at 12 –16 , main building, A4


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

For the first session recommended: Marchbank, Jennifer & Letherby, Gayle 2014. Introduction to Gender. Social Science Perspective. Chapter 1 Gendered Perspectives, pp. 3-22 and Chapter 15 Sex and Sexuality pp. 277-293. (e-book in the library)

For the last session April 19th: Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid's Tale

Other readings informed/available in the Course Moodle.