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Gender Studies and Female Foeticide

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GENDER STUDIES
ASSIGNMENT                                                                                                                                      
                                         

                                      BY,
                                                              B.satheya narayana moorthy
                                                                I st year Bsc chemistry                                                      

CONTENT
1.Need to study the gender studies
2.Female foeticide
3.Chid marriage

NEED TO STUDY THE GENDER STUDIES
INTRODUCTION:
Gender studies is a field of interdisciplinary study which directly analyses being a gender and the concept of gender. Gender in this instance is not about being a man or a woman but rather the experience of being masculine or feminine.  It examines the social and cultural construction of both masculinity and femininity and does not refer to the biological difference associated with each.  Much of the study of gender is based on the assumption that femininity can only be understood in terms of how it relates to masculinity and masculinity in terms of femininity; this is then applied across a wide range of different contexts and subject areas.  Due to its breadth of influence and the number of areas in which we see gender at play, the study of gender is often seen as essential when attempting to understand contemporary society
Contents
  * History
  * Origin of women studies in india
  * Methodologies and curricula
  * Activism
  * Education
  * Separatist Feminism
  * Feminist theory
  * Gender studies
  * Reference

History
The first accredited Women's Studies course was held in 1969 at Cornell University.[1] The first two Women's Studies Programs in the United States were established in 1970 atSan Diego State College (now San Diego State University) and SUNY-Buffalo. The SDSU program was initiated after a year of intense...

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