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140223 SE T IV - VM3 - VM7 - Feminist Political Ecology (2013S)

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max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 15.03. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Saturday 16.03. 09:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Friday 19.04. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Saturday 20.04. 09:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Friday 17.05. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Saturday 18.05. 09:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Friday 14.06. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Saturday 15.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Friday 21.06. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SG3 Gender-Studies, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Saturday 22.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course interrogates politics of environment and development through the lens of power and gender relations.To this extent, participants will be provided with an introduction to frameworks and conceptual tools in feminist political ecology. The main part of the course will be devoted to discussion of cases studies of conflicts over resources, local livelihoods and activism. The final part of the course will address feminist critiques of global environmental politics.

Assessment and permitted materials

Individual essays of 6 - 8 pages on the basis of input to group work, and course material, or group essays of 15 - 20 pages,

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The students will learn: (1) the basics of gender/power relations analysis as deployed to production of knowledge, conflicts over access to resources and livelihoods, and and distribution of paid/unapid work (2) the basics of scalar analysis, how to conceptualize linkages from micro ( body and local) to macro level. (3) they will acquire hands-on experience in transdisciplinary local case study research

Examination topics

The course will take form of block seminars. It will consist of interactive lectures, discussion of readings, videos, and presentations. Students will be invited to engage in group work to conduct guided, online case study research and prepare synthesizing presentations.
Language of instruction: English

Reading list

Teresa Brennan. 2003. Globalization and its Terrors. Daily life in the West. Routlege.
Ellie Perkins, ed. 1997. Women, ecology and economics. Special issue of Ecological Economics. Vol. 20.
Diane Rocheleau, Barbara Thomas Slayter, Esther Wangari. 1996. Feminist Political Ecology: Global Issues and Local Experiences. Routledge
Ariel Salleh, ed. 2009. Ecosuffciency and Global Justice. Women write political ecology. Routledge.

Association in the course directory

T IV, VM3, VM7

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