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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
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COSOPOR4 Gender and Social Ideas - 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The course’s aim is to enable the students to critically reflect the interrelationship of social policy, social ideas and gender. Focusing on contemporary developments, the structural influence on women’s and men’s individual choices is discussed concerning social ideas, society, employment and family in the field of social policy.

Students will be equipped with the skills necessary for advanced research and understanding relation between gender and social policy:
- The concept of gender
- Political ideas and their feminist critique
- Social Policy and gender
- Employment and gender
- Family and gender
- Intersectionality
- Feminism as social idea




Further information

Introductory lectures during COSOPO intensive period in Linz, Austria in September. Afterwards, the course continues in Moodle.