Units of Study
GOVT2336 - Gender and Human Rights
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Christopher Neff
Phone: +61 2 9114 1970
This unit considers key human rights questions and debates with attention to gender and identity. It critically analyses the role of state and international political institutions in shaping human rights, and focuses particularly on the ways in which the rights of women, gays, lesbians, and transgendered individuals have tended to be ignored. Attention will be given to the experiences of women in western and non-western countries in accessing rights and assess the role that religion and culture play in this process. The gender dimensions of specific rights issues relating to war and conflict will also be emphasised.
1x600wd essay proposal (15%), 1x2500wd final essay (35%), 1x1.5hr exam (35%) and tutorial participation (15%)
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points in Government
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for GOVT2336
|Class||Gender and Human Rights|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||Carslaw Lecture Theatre 159 F07|
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