PART 1: GENDER/FEMINIST STUDIES Gender and Feminism An Overview Modernist Emancipatory Feminism Liberal Feminism-Wollstonecraft to Wolf Liberal Feminism: Nussbaum Gender Difference Feminism `Women-centred' Identity Politics to Sexual Difference-Rich to Grosz Postmodern Psychoanalytic Feminism Sexual Difference Differences Feminism and `Race'/Ethnicity/Imperialism (REI)- Hooks to Spivak REI Feminism Hooks Postmodern Feminism Butler Queering Gender/Queer Feminism Butler, Whittle PART TWO: SEXUALITY STUDIES Sexuality Studies An Overview Modernist Liberationism Altman Social Constructionism Jackson, Weeks Social Constructionism Weeks Transgender Theorising Califia Queer Theory Jagose, Seidman PART THREE: GENDER/MASCULINITY STUDIES Gender and Masculinity Studies An Overview Gender, Masculinity/Men's Studies and Feminism Brod Radical Pro-Feminism Between Gender Difference and Categorical Social Constructionism -Stoltenberg Differences Race/Ethnicity/Imperialism and Gay masculinities-Dowsett, Carbado Socialist Pro-Feminism and Relational Social Constructionism-Connell Queer(ing) Masculinity Studies Female Masculinity-Halberstam
Dr. Chris Beasley is Professor in Politics and Co-Director of the Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender at the University of Adelaide. Dr Beasley primarily teaches in three areas of Political Studies: social and political theory, gender and sexuality studies, and cultural politics. She has been previously been located in Sociology, Women's Studies, Aboriginal Studies and Education. Her books include Heterosexuality in Theory and Practice (with Heather Brook and Mary Holmes, Routledge, 2012), Engaging with Carol Bacchi (edited with Angelique Bletsas, University of Adelaide Press, 2012), Gender & Sexuality: Critical Theories, Critical Thinkers (SAGE, 2005), What is Feminism? (Sage, 1999) and Sexual Economyths (Allen & Unwin, 1994). She is currently writing a book on contemporary popular film titled The Cultural Politics of Popular Film: Power, Culture and Society (with Heather Brook, Manchester UP) and preparing another book, Internet Dating (with Mary Holmes, Routledge). Dr Beasley is also engaged in several research projects, including critical thinking in the first year university experience, embodied ethics and revaluing care, innovations in heterosexuality and hetero-masculinity.