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GPP 591B Special Topics in Public Policy - TOPS PUBLIC PLCY

Offerings respond to current policy debates, topics of emerging interest, availability of visiting scholars, and interest in non-traditional courses incorporating practitioner expertise, interest in particular disciplinary perspectives missing from core courses and electives, and interest in specific regions or countries.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
RestrictedGPP 591B 001Lecture1 Mon13:0016:00

This course is titled "Gender and Security". This course is crosslisted with POLI 464B and POLI 564C. Limited seating may be available to non-MPPGA students. Please contact the program (mppga.program@ubc.ca). ------ This class considers the politics and policies stemming from Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (2000) and related UN Resolutions. It examines the historical evolution of SCR 1325, as well as debates surrounding its strengths and limitations. It introduces gender and inter-sectional analysis and how these can be applied in practice. We consider some of the methodological and ethical concerns of research/policy on gender in volatile or politically charged settings, and larger geo-political critiques regarding SCR 1325s normative framework. Finally and ~

we will examine four themes in conflict affected settings: i. Forced Marriage and Sexual Slavery; ii. Gender based Violence against Men and Boys; iii. Children and Youth; iv. Resilience and Agency.