Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2013–2014
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
Gender and development 5 op
I Periodi II Periodi III Periodi IV Periodi
Käy seuraavien opintojaksojen suoritukseksi
Historian, kulttuurin ja taiteiden tutkimuksen laitos


Course Dates: 12.03. - 23.04.14
Coordinating University: University of Helsinki
Coordinator: Elina Oinas, eoinas(at)mappi.helsinki.fi; Piia Lavila, piia.lavila@gmail.com
Credits: 5 ECTS

Registration Dates: february 2014

Course Summary:
The course content offers an outline of debates about gender and gender equality in social sciences and Development Studies. The historical shifts from Women and/in Development to Gender and Development will be studied. Major theoretical perspectives within Gender Studies and postcolonial feminist theory are made familiar through a study of texts. One thematic field (health, poverty, education, democracy) will be studied more thoroughly by each student through a case study project.

the ability to critically analyze the meaning of gender in the different lines of development thinking and in development co-operation practices. understand and identify differences between various theories on gender, as well as diversities in gender systems in different contexts.

Learning Methods:
Reading, on-line discussions in teams, case study. Please make sure you can participate (on-line) throughout the entire period: the course requires continuous work throughout the 9 weeks, all weeks are equally demanding, and absences longer than one week cause problems for the team you work in.

Study Materials:

Texts, www-materials - access to internet essential

Grade 0-5. All phases of the course are assessed through self-, peer- and teacher evaluations.

Additional Information:
The course is designed for BA students with a background in Gender Studies, Development Studies or Social Sciences. The preferred level is roughly second year BA students, but depending on your interests and needs, even PhD students are welcome.


12.3.2014 – 23.4.2014