The objective of this module is:
To provide students with knowledge on theories, methods and practices within the field of gender and global studies.
To enable students to analyze and discuss key elements of the research field of gender and global studies in relation to empirical cases and reflect on these on a scientific basis.
The module will provide students with knowledge about and insight into the area of gender and global studies. It will include discussions of specific cases and case studies in which gender, equality and social justice can be understood from local, regional and global perspectives, including in the context of institutions such as the EU and the UN. Emphasis will be placed on the history of gender and equality policies within the fields of development and international relations, on possibilities and limitations of international law and human rights, on the role of gender and diversity in international organizational settings, and on analyses of gender and equality policies in various contexts and parts of the world.
theories, methods and practices within the field of gender and global studies
key issues and themes within the field of gender and global studies and various approaches to the study of these themes
can apply knowledge within the module’s subject areas to select theories and methods that serve the analytical purpose and at the same time remain critical to these theories and methods
can apply relevant theories and methods of the field to empirical cases
can reflect upon and analyze policies as well as processes and actors within the field of international relations from a gender perspective
can reflect and argue on the basis of scientific knowledge.
The course will include lectures, exercises, group work and seminars with student contributions.
|Name of exam||Global Gender Studies|
|Type of exam|
Active participation/continuous evaluationThe requirements for active participation will be determined by the module coordinator.
Any re-exam will be an 8-hour written exam. Maximum length: 3 standard pages.
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Global Gender Studies|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of International Affairs|
|Department||Department of Politics and Society|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|