140372 SE VM1 / VM7 - Gender as a governing code in and organising principle of World Politics (2016W)
- Registration is open from Mo 12.09.2016 10:00 to We 28.09.2016 10:00
- Registration is open from Th 29.09.2016 10:00 to Mo 03.10.2016 14:00
- Deregistration possible until Mo 31.10.2016 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Student presentation: 15%
Assignments related to reading material: 15%
You have to write five commentaries (max. 2 pages each). These consist of an abstract (half a page) and a commentary on the chosen article and should reflect a critical understanding of the reading.
Research Proposal: 10 % The research proposal will be presented and discussed in the last two sessions.
Final paper: 60% The research papers should have a minimum length of 20 pages (6500 words).
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Hawkesworth, Mary (2012): Political Worlds of Women. Activism, Advocacy, and Governance in the Twenty-First Century. Boulder: Westview Press.
Harcourt, Wendy (2009): Body Politics in Development. Critical Debates in Gender and Development. London/New York: Zed Books.
Peterson, Spike (2012): Rethinking Theory. Inequalities, informalization and feminist quandaries. In: International Feminist Journal of Politics, 14 (1), 5-17.
Shrinin, Rai/Waylen, Georgina (eds.) (2014): New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy. New York: Routledge,
Shepherd, Laura (ed.) (2010): Gender Matters in Global Politics: A Feminist Introduction to International Relations. New York: Routledge,
Sisson Runyan, Anne/Peterson, Spike (2013): Global Gender Issues in the New Millennium. Westview Press, 4th edition.