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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2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


1000wd case study (20%) and 1000wd short essay (20%) and 2500wd long essay (50%) and tutorial participation (10%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)


ECOP3016, ECOP3006

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