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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

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Module Title Gender, Masculinities and Colonialism
Module Code LG5067
School School of Law & Government
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Arpita Chakraborty
Semester 2: Arpita Chakraborty
Autumn: Arpita Chakraborty
Module TeachersArpita Chakraborty
NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 10
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

This module introduces students to the study of masculinities and how colonialism shapes the construction of gender norms and roles assigned to the masculine gender.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand what is gender and why studying masculinities is important Understand how colonialism shapes the construction of gender identities
2. Analyse major political, economic and social events and processes from a gendered perspective Understand how gender was crucial to the colonial and imperial rule
3. Assess the gender impact of political choices Identify gender-based discrimination and violence

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Indicative reading list
- Madian Al Jazerah, Are You This? Or Are You This? A Story of Identity and Worth - Saleem Haddad, Guapa - Jamil F. Khan, Khamr: The Makings of a Waterslams

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
AssignmentLiterature review30%n/a
EssayFinal essay70%n/a
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

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