Course code EDS370

EDS370 Gender and Development

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Course responsible: Ingrid Louise Peck Nyborg
Teachers: Selam Ataklt Hailemichael, Tor Åge Diserud, Elisabeth Molteberg
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of International Environment and Development Studies
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
40 students
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2004-2005
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Engelsk:The course will include the following topics (can vary from year to year): Historical development of concepts of gender. Gender in agriculture. Gender in rural development and resource management. Gender in development discourse and policy. Gender and economics. Gender and Human Rights. Gendered methodologies and analyses.
Learning outcome:
The course will introduce students to the concept of gender and development through examining the gendered dimensions of agriculture and resource management. Particular attention is given to exploring methodologies that allow for gendered analyses of social change.
Learning activities:
Lectures, group work and term paper.
Teaching support:
Textbook: World Bank (2001). Engendering Development. Article collection.
Recommended prerequisites:
Bachelor degree or the equivalent
Mandatory activity:
100% participation is required
Exam in ENGLISH ONLY. The grade in the course is set on the basis of an individual term paper assignment. The teacher can arrange oral defense of the term paper if needed for grading.
Nominal workload:
About 60 hrs structured teaching time plus ca. 90 hrs independent work. In all, about 150 hrs of student work.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Ca. 60 hours, about 40 % lectures and 60 % guided individual work.
Required pre-registration to the course responsible before December 12th.
External examiner will be used to evaluate the term paper.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått