ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Teaching Women s Studies to Male Engineers-A Personal Account

A Personal Account Rehana Ghadially This article examines a decade of teaching a Women's Studies course to a virtually exclusive male audience at an elite engineering institution in Bombay. The emphasis here is on student reaction and contribution and how the course content evolved as a result of this. The article also highlights the responses of the women students in class, the highs and lows of such a course for teacher and students and whether teaching Women's Studies is a fruitful exercise in terms of its impact on the students.

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