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Gender Analysis in Global Development - Core perspectives and Issues

Hovedinnhold

Studiepoeng, omfang

10 ECTS

Studienivå (studiesyklus)

Master's

Undervisningssemester

Autumn

Mål og innhald

The main objective of this course is to develop in-depth understanding of analytical perspectives and core concepts relevant for the study of gender in the context of global development and social justice. Gendered power-relations and vulnerabilities are explored through a range of topical issues, as are questions of gender justice and empowerment.

Læringsutbyte

On completion of this course the students should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge:

The student has in-depth knowledge of:

  • Core concepts and ideas in gender analysis and feminist epistemologies, including post-colonial and critical non-Western perspectives
  • Historical and current trends in gender and development as a policy field
  • Intersectionality and the politics of location
  • Recent perspectives on masculinity and patriarchy
  • Gendered aspects of sexuality and reproduction
  • Different perspectives on empowerment including perspectives on political and social mobilization from below
  • Gender perspectives on resources, livelihoods and climate change
  • Current debates on gender, culture and human rights
  • Current debates on gender violence and conflict

 

Skills:

The student has the ability to:

  • Deal critically with various sources of information and apply them to structure and formulate independent scholarly arguments
  • Critically apply key concepts of gender and feminist analysis to discuss empirical and theoretical problems

General competence:

By the end of the course the student has:

  • The ability to coherently communicate ideas concerning gendered analysis of development processes both in written work and in oral presentations
  • The ability to apply knowledge and skillsin new areas to complete complex assignments

Krav til forkunnskapar

None

Studiepoengsreduksjon

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Krav til studierett

Open to all students registered in Master's Programme in Global Development Theory and Practice in the Gender track.

Open to master's students registered in other relevant programmes at UiB.

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

The teaching methods will consist of lectures , seminars and group work.

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

  • Presentation of selected course readings for the class
  • Participation in two compulsory group work sessions.
  • Individual oral presentation of a selected topic from the course curriculum

All these activities and assignments must be completed and approved before the student can proceed to the home exam.

Vurderingsformer

Home exam (7 days, 3000 words)

Karakterskala

A-F

Vurderingssemester

Spring/autumn

Litteraturliste

Will be made available on 1st December for the spring semester and 1st June for the autumn semester.

Emneevaluering

The course will be evaluated in accordance with the Faculty of Psychology's routines for participatory evaluation and the University of Bergen's Quality Assurance System.

Programansvarleg

Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology.

Administrativt ansvarleg

Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology

Eksamensinformasjon

  • Vurderingsordning: Heimeeksamen

    Oppgave utleveres
    09.12.2022, 09:00
    Innleveringsfrist
    16.12.2022, 14:00
    Trekkfrist
    25.11.2022
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