May be taken as a Gender Studies unit. Students from other Faculties/Divisions should contact the unit coordinator to obtain approval.
This unit examines the role of women in politics and public decision-making. The unit will specifically address the issues of women as citizens and consumers of policy; women as public officials making and delivering policy; and women as politicians representing the electorate in policy-making. There will be an exploration of the history and impact of the women's movement and an assessment of current issues concerning the status of women in public life.
|Unit name||Women, Politics and Power|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
Dr Megan Alessandrini
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HSD212, HSD312 HSP240, HSD340
On Campus: 1 hr Lectures, and 1 hr Workshops weekly, 1 hr Tutorials fortnightly [
Off Campus: web-based delivery of 13 lectures and workshops and one fortnightly online tutorial discussion.
Discussion paper 500 words 10%, major essay 3000 words 40%, seminar participation 10%, exam 40 %
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