Social Policy Social Work & Social Justice - Gender Power & Politics - Historical Perspectives

University College Dublin


Course Name Social Policy Social Work & Social Justice - Gender Power & Politics - Historical Perspectives
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code SSJ20110
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER:Autumn
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 will be reopening in August!

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Duration Autumn Trimester - September to December
Mode of Delivery: Online.

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 24
Specified Learning Activities 26
Autonomous Student Learning 50
Total 100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
this module will be a mixture of lectures; critical writing; reflective learning; and student participation. Each two hour session will comprise a lecture followed by a participative seminar. .
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:
This course would suit students of any discipline interested in gender, politics, feminism, gender history, women's activism as well as issues and debates about equal rights.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Gender, Power & Politics (WS20110)
Course Content

Expand+SSJ20110 Gender, Power and Politics - Historical Perspectives
Academic Year 2022/2023

This module explores the ways in which power has been gendered, where gender has served as a basis for power, regulation and control, as well as the basis for p...

Number of Credits 5
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