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Introduction to the week

Welcome to Week 3 of the course.

We hope you enjoyed learning about Sex and Intimacy last week! You should now have an understanding of how our bodies and desires have been understood and regulated in past societies.

This week, we will explore Work and Care. This video introduces some of the topics and ideas that we are going to explore, from feminist (re)definitions of paid and unpaid labour and the gendering of work and care throughout history, to historical protests for equal pay and how everyday material culture provides a fascinating insight into the operation of gender in the past.

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A Global History of Sex and Gender: Bodies and Power in the Modern World

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