Geographies of Identity and Power
SCQF Level 9
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 9
Availability restrictions: Offered on a two-year cycle
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.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GG2012 or pass SD2002
Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour lecture (x 10 weeks) and 1 x 2-hour revision session.
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr M B Sothern
Module teaching staff: Dr M B Sothern