AIS5308 - Gender and Development

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
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Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course will provide an overview of gender and development issues through exposure to both the theoretical frameworks underlying gendered developmental analysis as well as case studies and practical applications.  It will highlight the social construction of gender and its consequences for the lives of women in developing countries, as well as different strategies for women’s empowerment. Through readings, research, discussions and various in-class activities, students will develop the ability to critically analyze development policies and interventions through a gender lens. 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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Department of Asian and International Studies