Liverpool, United Kingdom

Global Gender Relations

when 15 June 2020 - 3 July 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC

The module intends to enable students to critically understand and analyse the relation between gender and globalisation processes in relation to the ever-changing global policies and political economic trends.

This module will provide students with an opportunity to study basic theories and policy questions around globalisation and gender. It will enable them to understand how global dynamics can influence and determine to presence/absence of gender issues in different regional contexts.

The course will develop students’ critical evaluation of the importance of gender in international development, and in the improvement of global political and economic processes.

Course leader

Dr Giulia Sirigu

Course aim

This module aims to:

 To develop confidence in understanding and communicating complex ideas.
 To develop skills in research, collaborative learning and producing and delivering presentations.
 To introduce students to the understanding of gender dynamics and issues in relation to the recent globalisation processes, enabling them to critically analyse the development and impact of global gender relations and the key concepts concerning efforts and requests related to the presence of new global dynamics

Credits info

5 EC
Credits are equivalent to 2.5 ECTS

Fee info

GBP 0: Module must be taken as part of a Week 1-3 or Week 1-6 International Summer School programme, so no individual module prices are available.