Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3097: The Politics of Gender, Sex and Sexuality

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

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.

Indicative Basic Reading List

  • Blakeley, G. and Bryson, V. (eds.) (2007) The Impact of Feminism on Political Concepts and Debates. Manchester: Manchester University Press. -
  • Bryson, V. (2003) Feminist Political Thought: An Introduction. London: Macmillan. + (1)
  • Squires, J. (2007).  The New Politics of Gender Equality.  Basingstoke: Palgrave. -
  • Lovenduski, J. (2005).  Feminising Politics.  Cambridge: Polity
  • Chappell, L. and Hill, L. (eds.) (2006).  The Politics of Women’s Interests.  London: Routledge. –
  • Phillips, A. (ed.) (1998).  Feminism and Politics. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
  • Randall, V. and Waylen, G. (eds.) (1998). Gender, Politics and the State.  (New York: Routledge)
  • Stevens, A. (2007).  Women Power and Politics.  (Basingstoke: Palgrave)
  • Stokes, W. (2005).  Women in Contemporary Politics.  (Cambridge: Polity)
  • Michael Warner (ed.) (1993) Fear of a Queer Planet: Queer Politics and Social Theory (University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis and London), 1993, pp. vii-xxxi
    • Sullivan, N. (2003) A Critical Introduction to Queer Theory. Washington Square, NY: New York UP
    • Wilchins, R. (2004) Queer Theory, Gender Theory: An Instant Primer. Los Angeles: Alyson Books