Presentation on theme: "Summer examination Money, Sex and Power. Rubric ► Candidates who have NOT submitted an assessed essay should answer THREE questions. ► Time allowed: 3."— Presentation transcript:
Rubric ► Candidates who have NOT submitted an assessed essay should answer THREE questions. ► Time allowed: 3 hours. ► Candidates who have submitted an assessed essay should answer TWO questions. ► Time allowed: 2 hours. ► The examination paper is divided into SIX sections, matching the six sections of the module. ► Do not answer more than one question from the same theme. ► Candidates who submitted an assessed essay MUST NOT answer any question from the Theme from which they selected their assessed essay. ► Candidates should not repeat substantive discussion between examination questions or between examination questions and an assessed essay.
Topics ► Theme 1 ► Gender equality and the distribution of resources ► Recognition, social justice, ‘race’ and/or gender ► Gift giving, exploitation
Topics ► Theme 2 ► Political representation and gender, class, ethnicity ► Sexual contract, social contract, women’s citizenship ► Political processes, gender and either colonialism, international relation, or post- communist transformation ► Gendered violence, military conflict
Themes in Term 2 ► Theme 3 Discourse, sex and power One question on each week’s work around the role of discourse on sex, and its relation to power/ subjectivity Question on discourses of heterosexuality requires students to talk about (reading and ideas about) Sex and the City as a postfeminist media product.
Theme 4. Commodification of sex ► There are 4 questions. ► There are two prostitution questions. One prostitution question is more directed towards debates within feminist theory, including Pateman’s chapter ‘What’s wrong with prostitution? and the other towards policy. ► There is an either/ or question which you can answer with respect to EITHER strip clubs or sex tourism
Theme 5 Unsettling gender and sexual binaries ► There are two questions, one on queer theory and one on the same-sex civil partnerships.
Topics ► Theme 6 ► Patriarchy, money, sex and power
‘What I look for’ ► Answer the question, but think about why we’ve asked the question—why is the question (or the answer to the question) important? What do we need to know to answer the question? ► Say in the intro what you will cover, and what you will leave out and why. ► Depth and precision- try to capture the arguments in depth. Show that you understand arguments by explaining them. ► Remember that the question was part of this module, and therefore can be seen in the light of other topics/ readings in the module– you didn’t just study one week, after all. ► Use the lecture as a guide to what might be relevant, but show that you’ve done your own reading by citing authors. Try to use quotations not used in the lecture. ► Conclusions- you needn’t express an opinion, you should draw a conclusion from what you’ve said in the essay- e.g. explain why one or other of the views you have looked at is stronger, and why; say why it’s difficult to decide for one side or another; etc.