GY316 Half Unit
Gender in High Income and Emerging Economies
This information is for the 2019/20 session.
Dr Martina Klett-Davies
This course is available on the BA in Geography, BSc in Environment and Development, BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics and BSc in Geography with Economics. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.
Gender Inequality in a global context; Gendered Spaces: suburbanisation, gentrification and urban sexual cultures; Gendered Identities: women and paid work, masculinities; Gendered patterns of migrant labour; Gender in China, the Nordic Countries and in former Socialist Countries; Future for gender equality
10 hours of lectures and 10 hours of classes in the LT.
Students on this course will have a reading week in Week 6.
1 formative take home exam in the LT.
- Ahmed, S. (2017) Living a Feminist Life
- L. Attwood, E. Schimpfössl & M. Yusupov (ed) (2018) Gender and choice after socialism
- E. Boris & R. S. Parreñas (2010) Intimate Labors: Cultures, Technologies, and the Politics of Care
- Ghaziani, A. (2017) Sex Cultures (ch 1: The City)
- Hochschild, A. R. (2012) The Second Shift: Working Families and the Revolution at Home
- Perrons, D. et al (2016) Confronting gender inequality: findings from the LSE commission on gender, inequality and power
- McRobbie, A. (2009) The aftermath of feminism: gender, culture and social change
- Ruspini, I. (2011) Men and masculinities around the world - transforming men's practices
- R. Ray, J. Carlson & A. Andrews (eds.) (2018) The Social Life of Gender (ch 1, 7 and 8)
- Taylor, Y. (2016) Fitting into Place? Class and Gender Geographies and Temporalities
Take home exam (100%) in the ST.
Department: Geography & Environment
Total students 2018/19: 16
Average class size 2018/19: 16
Capped 2018/19: No
Value: Half Unit
Personal development skills
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills