GY316      Half Unit
Gender in High Income and Emerging Economies

This information is for the 2019/20 session.

Teacher responsible

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.

Course content

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.

Formative coursework

1 formative take home exam in the LT.

Indicative reading


Take home exam (100%) in the ST.

Key facts

Department: Geography & Environment

Total students 2018/19: 16

Average class size 2018/19: 16

Capped 2018/19: No

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills