|Module Title||WOMEN IN THE THIRD WORLD|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Lucy Taylor|
|Course delivery||Lecture||8 Hours 8 x 1 hour|
|Seminars / Tutorials||16 Hours 8 x 2 hour|
|Assessment||Exam||2 Hours 1 x 2 hour examination (pre-released)||50%|
|Essay||1 x Essay Outline (500 words) (structure plus short extract)||20%|
|Essay||1 x 2,500 word essay||30%|
This module examines the role played by women in the society, the economy and the polity of third world countries. The following is a lecture outline of the course; seminar topics will broadly follow those set up in the lectures.
Introduction - theory
Women's economic activity - liberation or double burden?
Women's political roles
Third world, second sex? - women, inequality and resistance.
10 ECTS Credits
** Recommended Text
Haleh Afshar (ed). Women and Politics in the Third World.
Georgina Waylen. Gender and Third World Politics.