Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2 hour seminar per week for 12 weeks. |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Students enrolling in this subject must have a Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject examines the relationships between gender, globalisation and development, illustrated principally (though not exclusively) through cases from selected regions of Asia and the Pacific, and drawing on the theoretical perspectives and insights of a number of social science and humanities disciplines. On completion of the subject students should have an understanding of problems of writing about gender and difference: debates on modernity and postmodernity: gender, colonialism and postcolonialism; gender, politics, the state and civil society; masculinities, femininities and sexualities; gender and labour; gender and development agencies; gender, religion and development; gender, sexuality, rights and transnational feminisms.
Students who successfully complete this subject will have an understanding of:
An assignment on 'major concepts' of 2,000 words (40%) due mid-semester, and a research essay of 3,000 words (60%) due during the examination period.
Hurdle Requirement: Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Regular participation in class is required.
Assessment that is submitted after the due date and up to 10 working days late without an approved extension will be marked on a pass/fail basis only. Assessment that is submitted later than 10 working days will not be accepted or marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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To be advised by the subject coordinator at the commencement of semester.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Arts in Gender Studies (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis) |
100 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development) |
100 Point Master of Islamic Studies
150 Point Master of Development Studies (CWT)
150 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development)
150 Point Master of Islamic Studies
200 Point Master of Development Studies (CWT)
200 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development)
200 Point Master of Islamic Studies
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