Units of Study Outlines

ECOP3016 - Gender in the Global Economy

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Damien Cahill


This unit of study examines the gender dynamics of the global economic system, both within and between rich and poor countries. What are the main gender issues in the West and in developing countries? What roles do markets, public policy, culture, and individual choice play in shaping women's and men's options and outcomes? What are the relationships between women in rich countries and women in poor countries? Case studies from around the world are used to explore these questions.


5x300wd journal entries (25%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1hr exam (25%), tutorial participation (10%)


2x1hr lectures/week and 1x1hr tutorial/week


ECOP1001 and either (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)



Additional Information

As part of the 2014 curriculum review this unit of study has been replaced by ECOP2614. This unit of study will not be offered again.


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