4 August 2023
Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries
The course gives an introduction to the Nordic context and an overview of how the concept and implementation of gender equality has developed and is currently practiced in the Nordic countries. Dilemmas and paradoxes concerning gender equality in the Nordic countries will be a central theme, as well as the attempt to answer questions like: What can explain change and is there a Nordic model of gender equality?
This is a joint graduate/undergraduate course. Graduate students have additional readings, lectures on theoretical perspectives while undergraduate students work on assignments.
This is a joint graduate/undergraduate course.
Graduate applicants must have a completed Bachelor’s degree or a period of study comparable with a Norwegian Bachelor's degree from a recognized institution. Applicants should have a related degree in social sciences, humanities, cultural studies and/or gender studies.
Undergraduate applicants must meet the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.
Advance insight into gender equality issues and processes in general, which can be used to analyse specific gender equality concerns. Improve ability to see, analyse, and problematize gender in texts, practices, and policies.
NOK 0: Due to the fluid situation regarding Coronavirus, all Bachelor's and Master's courses will be offered as digital courses, at no cost (students must buy course books themselves).