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GG3221   Geographies of Identity and Power

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Offered on a two-year cycle

Planned timetable: 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm Fri

Drawing on theories of gender and sexuality, this module charts how political questions about identity and power have become central to a broad range of contemporary issues. This module introduces key concepts in the theorisation of gender and sexuality, contextualises their development in the social sciences more generally, and applies them to a range of contemporary geographic issues including: power, segregation, inequality, representation and the political.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GG2012 or pass SD2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour lecture (x 10 weeks) and 1 x 2-hour revision session.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 178

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr M B Sothern
Module teaching staff: Dr M B Sothern