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In this module, Dr Shelley Budgeon (University of Birmingham) explores feminism and some of the core ideas that constitute feminist thought. In the first module, we introduce some of the key concepts that are important in contemporary feminist ...

6 lectures


Dr Shelley Budgeon

Birmingham University

Government & Politics

Political Ideas – Mary Wollstonecraft

This course explores the political ideas of Mary Wollstonecraft and may be particularly useful for those studying the Core Political Ideas component of the AQA and Edexcel Government and Politics A Level specifications. While she is best known as...

5 lectures


Dr Sylvana Tomaselli

University of Cambridge

Government & Politics

Political Philosophy – Simone de Beauvoir

This course explores the political philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir (1921-2002), oriented around the Feminism section of the Government and Politics A-Level specification. We begin with some biographical information on de Beauvoir, highlighting...

6 lectures


Professor Margaret Atack

Leeds University

Government & Politics

Political Ideas – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

In this course, Dr Rachel Nolan (Manchester Metropolitan University) considers the life and works of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. In the first module, we offer some biographical context for the following discussion of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, as...

5 lectures


Dr Rachel Nolan

Manchester Metropolitan University

Government & Politics

Women in Congress

In this course, Dr Tessa Ditonto (Durham University) explores the representation of women in the United States Congress. In the first module, we explore women’s representation in the US Congress, focusing in particular on the history of women’s...

3 lectures


Dr Tessa Ditonto

Durham University

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