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ESSAY QUESTION Critically assess the normativity of Freud’s claims about sexuali

ESSAY QUESTION Critically assess the normativity of Freud’s claims about sexuality. What remains useful in his account, for understanding gender and sexuality today? Frosh, S. (2012) A Brief Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory. London: Palgrave, Chapters 1 & 2. ·        Frosh, S. (2018) Rethinking Psychoanalysis in the Psychosocial. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, 23, 5–14. Frosh, S. (2011) Feelings. London: Routledge. (Chapter 8).

300 words portfolio’ a number of the short pieces of writing (‘posts’) that you

300 words portfolio’ a number of the short pieces of writing ('posts') that you produce as part of for the portfolio, you are asked to collect four of your posts of no more than 300 words each, discussing four different pieces of reading. You will then supplement these posts with a reflective statement of 500 words expressing what you think you have learnt from the module. This does not need to describe the module itself but could for example include…

ESSAY QUESTION Critically assess the normativity of Freud’s claims about sexuali

ESSAY QUESTION Critically assess the normativity of Freud’s claims about sexuality. What remains useful in his account, for understanding gender and sexuality today? Frosh, S. (2012) A Brief Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory. London: Palgrave, Chapters 1 & 2. ·        Frosh, S. (2018) Rethinking Psychoanalysis in the Psychosocial. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, 23, 5–14. Frosh, S. (2011) Feelings. London: Routledge. (Chapter 8).

•    READING •    News articles: BBC (2019) ‘Brexit “major influence” in racism

•    READING •    News articles: BBC (2019) 'Brexit "major influence" in racism and hate crime rise' BBC.co.uk 20 June 2019. Donna Lu (2019) 'UK police are using AI to spot spikes in Brexit-related hate crimes' New Scientist 28 August 2019. Academic reading: Kathleen Blee (2003-4) ‘Positioning Hate’, Journal of Hate Studies, vol.3(1), pp95-105.

ESSAY QUESTION: Discuss Freud’s proposition that: ‘it is always possible to bind

ESSAY QUESTION: Discuss Freud’s proposition that: ‘it is always possible to bind together a considerable number of people in love, so long as there are other people left over to receive the manifestations of their aggressiveness. READING There are two key readings this week, and we expect you to read at least one of them. Watch the first video first, which introduces both briefly, then either do the reading first or watch the lectures first as you prefer. Sigmund Freud…

Assessment Question Discuss the relevance of Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex

Assessment Question Discuss the relevance of Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex for understanding gender power relations today. de Beauvoir, S. (1949) The Second Sex, Chapter 10, 'Woman's Situation and Character', London: Vintage Books. Access to the complete text is available here. Additional Reading Moi, T. (2009) Simone de Beauvoir The Making of an Intellectual Woman, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Moi, T. (2005) Sex, Gender and the Body: The Student Edition of “What Is a Woman”?, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

for the first part, You are required to write an 800-word critical reflection on

for the first part, You are required to write an 800-word critical reflection on the selected discipline (PSYCHOSOCIAL STUDIES) A critical reflection is an exercise in which you are asked to write about one of the disciplines you have been introduced to by discussing and analysing it. To support your answer with evidence and examples you will need to refer to the weekly readings, lectures and other relevant module materials. Your answer should aim to provide answers to the following…

1. Critically discuss how Marx understands power. 2. How does Althusser’s notio

1. Critically discuss how Marx understands power. 2. How does Althusser’s notion of ‘interpellation’ help us to understand power? Illustrate your answers with reference examples. 3. How does Fanon’s analysis of colonialism and violence help us to understand power relations? 4. Discuss the relevance of Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex for understanding gender power relations today. 5. How does Gramsci’s theory of hegemony help us to understand power? Explain your answer with reference to examples. 6. Can the subaltern…