GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorWendy Mee
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
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
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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