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210114 SE M6: Austrian Politics (2020W)

Gender, Policy and Prevention of Violence

9.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 21 - Politikwissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work

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Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 40 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

1. DIGITAL LECTURE (WEEKLY SYNCHRONOUS MODE, possibly by arrangement individual presence meetings at the department for group work) appointment on 5.10.: preliminary meeting, announcement of mandatory reading, possible adjustments due to corona (compulsory attendance for admission)

Monday 05.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 12.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 19.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 09.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 16.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 23.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 30.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 07.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 14.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 11.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 18.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 25.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

DUE TO RECENT COVID ALERTS THE WHOLE LECTURE WILL BE IN A SYCHRONOUS DIGITAL MODE! (WEEKLY SYNCHRONOUS MODE via BBB possibly by arrangement individual presence meetings for group work)
Based on gender in politics, violence protection policies, definitions of gender-based violence and sexism, as well as jointly developed theoretical considerations from approaches of feminist political science and gender and anti-whale violence research, the thematic field of gender-based and sexualised violence will be discussed on the basis of recent media discourses as well as reforms and evaluations of violence protection measures.

TOPICS
- Austrian Protection against Violence Act
- Anti-violence policy and media governance
- Istanbul Convention and evaluations: Combating violence against women
- Protection against violence, women's shelters and advice centres
- Representation of gender-based, sexualised violence in the information media
- Gender constructions, narratives and myths in context with gender-based / sexualised violence

GOAL: Basic understanding and knowledge of relevant violence protection policies and definitions of gender-based violence or sexualised violence against women, as well as the corresponding theoretical and empirical knowledge and transdisciplinary approaches, apply the knowledge and delve into a research topic, its presentation and a thesis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation, submission of exercises, presentation, participation in group work, writing a final paper

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Regular, active participation, reading, oral and written part performances, attendance (max. 2 times missing); positive final course work
Assessment: Oral and written part performances (45 %); written course work (55%)

Examination topics

Basic understanding of gender in politics, gender-based and sexualised violence, knowledge of violence protection policies and legislation, empirical findings on the extent of gender-based violence

Reading list

To be announced in the course

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 05.10.2020 10:10