Curricular Unit:Code:
Minorities: Gender, Sexualities and Ethnicities150MGSE
Year:Level:Course:Credits:
2UndergraduateCultural Studies6 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Spring SemesterPortuguese/English78
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
The course addresses minorities and the reasons underlying their emergence.
The course also aims at debating the political and legal frmaeworks enabling action for the protection of minorities.
Syllabus:
Unit I – Minorities and Integration
1. Minorities
1.1. Minorities: the concept
1.2. Ethnicity and racialisation.
1.3. Gender.
2. Anti-discrimination action towards minorities.
2.1. Citizenship and rights: civic, economic, social, cultural, political and human rights.
2.2. Ethnicity and integration policies: multiculturalism and interculturalism
2.3. Gender and gender equality policies.
Unit II – Case studies
3. Case studies: ethnic minorities/ gender.
3.1. Governmental organisations action (national/international).
3.2. Non governmental organisations action (national/international).
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
Knowledge and critical awareness on minorities require preliminary knowledge on some of political science and cultural studies contents and methodology
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
contínuous (10%); report (20%); tests(70%); report (30%)
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
The methodology adopted aims at fostering the students' interest and involvement with the topic. The tests and presentations aim at producing reliable indicators of learning outcomes
Reading:
ALMEIDA, João F. et al. (1992) – Exclusão Social. Factores e tipos de pobreza em Portugal. Oeiras: Celta Ed.
ALVAREZ, Ana M. (2002) – O feminismo, ontem e hoje. Lisboa: Ela por Ela.
AMÂNCIO, L. (1998) – Masculino e Feminino. A Construção Social da Diferença. Porto: Afrontamento.
Amnistia Internacional (1995) – Mulheres e Direitos Humanos. Lisboa: AISP
BAGANHA, Maria I. (ed.) (1998) – Immigration in Southern Europe. Oeiras: Celta Ed.
BAGANHA, Maria I. et al. (2000) – Is an ethclass emerging in Europe? The Portuguese case. Liboa: Luso-American Development Foundation.