Universität Wien FIND

210127 SE M8: Gender and Politics (2019W)

Media.Sexism.Violence.

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

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Moodle; We 23.10. 18:30-20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock

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Details

max. 40 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 09.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 16.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 30.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 06.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 13.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 27.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 04.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 11.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 08.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 15.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 22.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 29.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Based on 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-violence research, the topic of sexism, gender-based and sexualised violence will be discussed using recent media discourses as well as reforms and evaluations of violent protection measures.
Objective: Basic understanding and knowledge of relevant violence protection policies and definitions of gender-based violence or violence against women and sexism, as well as the corresponding theoretical and empirical knowledge and transdisciplinary approaches, discuss and implement the knowledge in presentation and course work.

subjects
• Anti-Violence Policy and Media Governance
• Presentation of gender-based, sexualized violence in the information media
• gender constructs, narratives, and myths related to gender-based / sexualized violence

Assessment and permitted materials

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

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Active participation in all courses (two missing with justified absence is permitted); Submission of exercises, presentation, participation in group work, writing a course work
Assessment: Oral and written excercises (35%); written coursework (65%), must be positive.

Examination topics

Basic understanding of gender-based violence and sexism, knowledge of anti-violence policies, empirical findings on the extent of gender-based violence

Reading list

Will be announced at the beginning of LV and mostly made available on Moodle

Association in the course directory

Last modified: We 09.10.2019 16:08