- Code DEMO8048
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Demography
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Demography
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Population Studies, Sociology, Demography, Epidemiology
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Iwu Utomo
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2020
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Gender and Population considers how gender studies can be applied to realise population development goals. The course emphasizes how analytical skills can be used to examine gender-related obstacles and opportunities in a range of development contexts. The course content reviews a collection of cases from around the world where effective strategies to address gender issues have been implemented successfully. Students will have the opportunity to study and research specific gender and development issues of concern to them. Recent advances in gender analysis and their application to the field of population and development are also considered.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Critique case studies on gender and development;
- Design a development project that is gender sensitive;
- Analyse population problems using a gender perspective; and
- Prepare a policy brief based on an analysis of a gender issue.
Indicative AssessmentClass participation (10%) Learning Outcome 1
Student proposal presentation, 15mins (15%) Learning Outcome 2
Take home Exam, 2000 words (30%) Learning Outcomes 1-3
Written paper, 3000 (45%) Learning Outcome 4
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 18 hours of lectures and 18 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing
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