AIS204 - Gender, Globalisation and Development


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: AIS302
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour lecture per week, 1 x 1-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1-hour lecture (recordings provided), 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week


This unit draws from two key fields of scholarship, gender and globalisation and gender and international development, to explore how gender fundamentally shapes our experiences of the world, from everyday interactions to international politics. The unit introduces students to important contemporary debates to stimulate a conceptual and practical encounter with globalisation, international development and security from a gender perspective. It will cover areas such as: global flows of goods, people, finance, images and ideas; new global sexualities; femininities and masculinities; gender, race and global cultures; gender and labour; gender and poverty; gender, religion and globalisation; sexuality rights; transnational feminisms and the gendered dimensions of international institutions. The unit will impart conceptual and practical tools to apply a gender perspective and analysis to the domains of theory, culture, politics, policy, organisations and employment.

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