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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will be introduced to gender and related critiques of development, now central to all contemporary development programs and activities. The subject is organised thematically to cover major gender and sexuality-related critiques and issues. These may include: feminist critiques of development economics; gender and sustainable development; gender-based forms of violence and exploitation; sexuality and human rights; and reproductive and sexual health. Through the consideration of case studies, students will become familiar with gender-related theories and practice in the context of contemporary development approaches.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorWendy Mee

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ABID, HZHSID or SZASID all require the completion of ANT1CAG and either POL1EEH or HIS1DEV for enrolment. For the GSD Major in the ABA, students must have completed GSD1SGI and GSD1SGD.


Incompatible subjects GSD2GAD, DST5SED, SOC2GAD, SOC3GAD, GSD3GAD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Core subject at 2nd year level for Bachelor of International Development, B. Agricultural Sciences / International Development or B. Health Sciences/International Development. Also available to students enrolled in a GSD major within the Bachelor of Arts degree at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus.

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