GRMN3033

Gender equality in German-speaking countries and the European Union

Credits:

Period:

Assessment:

6

1st semester

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

GRMN2002. German II.2

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Elective course

Gender equality has been a core value in most of the developed countries worldwide. In the European Union, equality between men and women is considered a fundamental right. This course offers an overview of the situation in gender equality in German-speaking countries and in major countries of the European Union, in historical and cross-cultural perspectives. The first part of the course includes an introduction of key developments and impacts of gender equality. In the second part of the course students will look at the current gender situation and issues in contemporary society. Throughout the course, students are encouraged to compare the gender challenges in the covered areas with their own country.

Professor:

Chong, Li

Chong, Li

Lecturer