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Gender, Society and Development (Module)

Module description

This optional module aims to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual foundations for understanding the relation between gender, society and development; Advance students’ ability to use gender as an analytical lens for the study of development; Foment a historical and geographically diverse understanding of the emergence of thinking in terms of gender and development discourse and practice; Advance a critical understanding of issues in gender and development; Advance students’ ability to apply gender as a category of analysis.

*Please note that module information is indicative and may change from year to year.

Staff information

Taught by: Jelke Boesten

Teaching pattern

Taught in: Semester 1

Module assessment - more information

1 x 1,000 Word Mid-Term Essay (20%); and 1 x 3,000 Word Essay (80%)

Key information

Module code 6YYD0002

Credit level 6

Assessment coursework

Credit value 15 credits

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module Yes