Academic Catalog 2019–2020

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IGS744A Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course explores the integration and mainstreaming of gender issues in both development and humanitarian contexts using an academic social science framework. This course will also examine gender issues in these contexts from the perspective of policy-making and implementation, combining both theoretical and practical perspectives. It will provide students with the necessary analytical and conceptual skills needed to understand gender issues in both development and humanitarian settings, enabling them to participate effectively in gender and development-related research, policy, and practice. This course begins with fundamental ideas on gender issues in development and humanitarian assistance and includes lectures and discussions by expert practitioners in this field with extensive on-the-ground experience.