The Political Economy of Gender (ECOP2614)


This unit examines gender in the global context. Gender is one of the most important variables explaining different economic outcomes within the West and within developing countries. The unit explores the ways in which contemporary national and global gender relations have been shaped historically and institutionally, as well as the relationships between men and women of the West and non-West.

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1x3hr seminar/week


1x1000wd Case study (20%), 1000wd Short Essay (20%), 1x2500wd long Essay (50%), Tutorial participation (10%)

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