This unit examines gender in the global context. Gender is an important social relation that shapes the political economies of developed and developing countries. The unit focuses on gender relations as a subject of economic thought and analysis. It explores the ways in which contemporary gendered patterns of employment, production, distribution and exchange have been shaped historically and institutionally.
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
2x1000wd short essay (40%), 1x2000wd research essay (40%), 1x500wd tutorial presentation (10%), participation (10%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in Political EconomyProhibitions
ECOP3016 or ECOP2614