POL41720 Gender in Peace and Conflict

Academic Year 2019/2020

This is a comprehensive, active-participatory course exploring the relations between gender, war, militarism, violence and peace from both theoretical and practical perspectives. First, the course will introduce a critical framework for exploring international relations and examine various topics that illustrate the connection of gender, war/conflict and peace. Second, it will explore the connection between gender, war/conflict and peace in different conflict contexts in order to illustrate how gendered ideologies and identities play out in practice.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module, students will have acquired:

• An in-depth understanding of the relationship between gender and peace, as well as gender, violence and war.
• The ability to articulate their own perspectives on course themes with reference to key debates and concepts in academic literature and policy, and central paradigms of analysis.
• The capacity to critically engage with the gendered aspects of war and peace as manifested in different real world examples.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Autonomous Student Learning

200

Total

224

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
On successful completion of this module, students will have acquired:

• An in-depth understanding of the relationship between gender and peace, as well as gender, violence and war.
• The ability to articulate their own perspectives on course themes with reference to key debates and concepts in academic literature and policy, and central paradigms of analysis.
• The capacity to critically engage with the gendered aspects of war and peace as manifested in different real world examples. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.  
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Essay: 5,000 words Unspecified n/a Graded No

50

Continuous Assessment: This is made up of response papers, small group work and a presentation. Unspecified n/a Graded No

50


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Group/class feedback.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.  
Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks Thurs 12:00 - 13:50