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LA964 - Gender, Law and the Global Economy

  • Module code: LA964
  • Module name: Gender, Law and the Global Economy
  • Department: Law School
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module aims to understand the dynamics of global trade, in particular its impact on gender relations and its contribution to economic and social inequality. To develop an understanding of the legal dimensions which impact on gender relations and trade in particular the range of approaches used to tackle economic and social inequality such as international human rights, labour standards and criminal law, private law and ethical trading measures and state based gender budget and policy audits. It uses detailed case studies to illustrate the range of issues involved.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: LA964-20)
A (Assessed work only) 4000 word essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • LLM International Development Law and Human Rights (M1M2) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Politics (M1P0) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Advanced Legal Studies (M3PJ) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91F) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Gender and International Development (M9P7) - Year 2
  • MA in Globalisation and Development (M9PB) - Year 2