EDS370 Gender and Development
Showing course contents for the educational year 2019 - 2020 .
Course responsible: Ingrid Louise Peck Nyborg, Lyla Mehta
Teachers: Elisabeth Molteberg, Selam Ataklt Hailemichael
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: EN
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This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, .
Course frequency: Annually. Not offered in 2020.
First time: Study year 2004-2005
M-DS, M-IES, M-IR
Offered next time in August 2020. 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.
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.
Lectures, group work and take home exam paper.
Textbook: World Bank (2001). Engendering Development. Article collection.
Bachelor degree or the equivalent
100% participation is required, as well as several obligatory assignments during the course.
Exam in ENGLISH ONLY. The grade in the course is set on the basis of an individual take home exam paper assignment. The teacher can arrange oral defense of the paper if needed for grading.
About 60 hrs structured teaching time plus ca. 90 hrs independent work. In all, about 150 hrs of student work.
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 / F