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PO353 - Gender and Development

  • Module code: PO353
  • Module name: Gender and Development
  • Department: Politics and International Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aims are in effect the inputs; what you should expect from me as module convenor and what I will endeavour to help you to achieve. An introduction to issues concerning the area of gender and development (GAD); An overview of the various literature and major debates in this field; Think critically about GAD issues; The theoretical and empirical tools needed to understand perspectives of GAD; Build coherent and persuasive arguments, both verbally in seminars and in your written work.

Principal learning outcomes

The objectives are the outputs, what you should be able to do by the end of the module and what should be reflected in your exam and essay: A sound grasp of the main theoretical arguments and key substantive issues; Knowledge of how different processes and trajectories of social, economic and political development knit together to affect the lives of women in different developing areas; Assess the various theories of gender and development, explaining and defending your preferred model persuasively; Conduct high-quality scholarly research concerning issues of GAD, using key statistical indicators of development; Present your work coherently and to a high academic standard.

Timetabled teaching activities

The module is organised around weekly lectures and seminars terms 1, 2 and 3. .

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/studyundergrad/ugmodules/po353

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: PO353-30)
A (Assessed work only) First 3000 word essay 50%
  Second 3000 word essay 50%
B (Examination only) 3 hour examination (Summer) 100%
C (Assessed/examined work) 3000 word essay 50%
  1.5 hour examination (Summer) 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed Visiting/Exchange PART YEAR ONLY 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - Year 4
Optional
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (L103) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L116) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (L117) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics (M100) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Politics (with Intercalated Year) (M101) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics with International Studies (M160) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Politics with International Studies (with Intercalated Year) (M161) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and Quantitative Methods (M162) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and French (M163) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and German (M164) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and Hispanic Studies (M166) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and Quantitative Methods (with Intercalated Year) (M167) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics and International Studies (M16A) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Politics and International Studies (with Intercalated Year) (M16B) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and German (without Year Abroad) (M16D) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and Hispanic Studies (without Year Abroad) (M16H) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Politics with French (M1RC) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Politics and Sociology (ML13) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Politics and Sociology (with Intercalated year) (ML14) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MF) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MG) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MH) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MI) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MJ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MM) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MQ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MS) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate History and Politics (VM11) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate History and Politics (with Year Abroad) (VM12) - Year 4