Gender and International Affairs

Nicole Bourbonnais

IA039 | Autumn | 6 ECTS

This course introduces students to theories and themes pertaining to gender and international affairs. After an introduction to critical approaches to international affairs and gender, we will focus in on a number of topics including: masculinity, femininity, war, and peacebuilding; transnational women’s movements; gender, philanthropy, and humanitarianism; the gendered global division of labour; the international sex trade; and gender and governance. Historical and contemporary case studies will be drawn from across the globe.