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PS5121: Feminist Perspectives on Conflict and Development Issues

Major feminist schools of thought, and how their ideas interrelate; empirical feminist studies of conflict and the causes of conflict; feminist approaches to development, both from the first world and from the third world; challenges to feminist thought on conflict and development. The module will be taught via a one three hour seminar per week. Assessment will be mainly based on a major essay, in-class evaluations and a review of the literature.