Subject description for 2021/2022

Gender, ethnicities and equality - on inclusion and inequalities (SOS5003)

Gender, ethnicities and equality - on inclusion and inequalities

SOS5003

Course description

Gender and ethnicity are two key phenomena for understanding struggle for justice and equality in today's Norway as well as internationally. Issues of gender, ethnicity, diversity and gender equality touch on key challenges in several fields of knowledge. The course provides insight into research based in the humanities and social sciences which offer to meet such challenges. Further, the course will provide students with an overview of key theoretical traditions in the field of gender and ethnicity. The course presents new empirical research on gender and ethnicity and gender equality and provides an introduction to the use of analytical tools to understand diversity and (in)equality-creating processes.

Assessment and examinations

Compound evaluation, grading scale A-E, Beste A, Ikke bestått F
  • Assessment task - presentation, comprises 0/100 of the grade, grading scale Godkjent - Ikke godkjent.
  • Take-home examination individual - 3 days, 3 days, comprises 100/100 of the grade, grading scale A-E, Beste A, Ikke bestått F.
Course coordinator
Start semester Autumn 2021
ECTS Credits 10 Course location   Faculty
Faculty of Social Sciences