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    Social Sciences and Humanities

    Equity Studies

    Gender Studies

    Research and Inquiry Skills

    A1. Exploring: explore topics related to gender studies, and formulate questions to guide their research.

    Foundations

    B1. The Social Construction of Gender: demonstrate an understanding of how attitudes, behaviours, roles, and norms relating to gender are socially constructed, and of the complexity of gender as a concept and as a lived experience.

    B2. Power Relations, Sex, and Gender: analyse sexism and the dynamics of power relations with respect to sex and gender in a variety of contexts.

    B3. Representations of Gender: analyse representations of women and men in media, popular culture, and the arts, and assess the effects of these representations.

    Gender Issues and Gender Related Polciy in Context

    C2. Local and Global Challenges: analyse a range of social, political, economic, and environmental issues relating to gender in Canadian and global contexts.

    C3. Gender-Based Violence and Its Prevention: demonstrate an understanding of homophobic and gender-based violence in both Canadian and global contexts, and of violence-prevention strategies.

    Implementing Change

    D3. Social Action and Personal Engagement: design, implement, and evaluate an initiative to address an issue related to gender equity or gender-based violence awareness/prevention.

    Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice

    Research and Inquiry Skills

    A1. Exploring: explore topics related to equity, diversity, and/or social justice, and formulate questions to guide their research.

    Foundations

    B1. The Social Construction of Identity: demonstrate an understanding of how identity is socially constructed and internalized, and of the impact of social norms and stereotypes.

    B2. Power Relations: demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of power relations in various social contexts.

    B3. Social Awareness and Individual Action: demonstrate an understanding of the impact individual action can have on equity, social justice, and environmental issues, and of how the media can create awareness of these issues.

    Equity, Social Justice, and Change

    C1. Ethnocultural Diversity in Canada: describe challenges faced by various racial, cultural, and national communities in Canada and the contributions these communities have made to this country.

    C2. Equity and Social Justice in Canada: demonstrate an understanding of a range of historical and contemporary Canadian equity and social justice issues.

    C3. Social Activism: demonstrate an understanding of how social activism can be used to support equity and social justice objectives.