Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject is not offered in 2009.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty contact hours per semester. Two 1-hour lectures per week for 10 weeks and a 1-hour tutorial per week for 10 weeks. The lecture and tutorial programs are staggered and cover the 12 weeks of semester |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week , 5.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Recommended: 12.5 points of Level 1 & Level 2 Politics and International Studies|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
ContactProf. Sheila Jeffreys
|Subject Overview:||This subject will look at issues of gender and sexuality in an international context. It will cover war and militarism and their effect on women, the international division of labour, the effects of religious fundamentalisms, the politics of population and reproductive technologies, international trafficking in women, sexual violence and clitoridectomy. Students who complete this subject should understand the ways in which gender politics might affect the study of international relations; understand how government policy and other forces operating in Australia and other Western countries are affecting the lives and opportunities of women and relationships between men and women in the rest of the world; be familiar with developments in feminist theory on the issues of human rights, cultural relativism; and have an understanding of international gender politics which can enrich their study of other subjects in the social sciences.|
|Assessment:||A research essay of 2000 words 50% (due mid-semester) and a research essay of 2000 words 50% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Formerly available as 166-024 and 672-373. Students who have completed 166-024 or 672-373 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Available as a Breadth subject
U21 Diploma in Global Issues |
Development Studies Major |
International Studies Major
Political Science Major
Politics & International Studies
Politics and International Studies
Politics and International Studies
Socio-legal Studies Major
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