7.5 credits cr.
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This course examines the cultural and structural dynamics of inequality. We take up core debates about the causes and consequences of inequality addressing social change and resistances.
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Teaching spring 2021 - until March 22.
On the advanced level, teachers can decide whether they prefer to teach via Zoom only or use a hybrid model (Zoom and classroom teaching), provided that restrictions are met. For all levels, examination is done via Zoom or take-home exam (no in-class exam).
Information about teaching from March 23 will come later.
Given the uncertainty of the situation, the above may change. For information on changes and what applies to each course, you are therefore primarily referred to the learning platform Athena. We urge you to keep yourself updated on what is happening/ applies to your course.
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Spring 2021, this course will be online via zoom.
The course seeks to integrate an intersectional approach, including class, gender, ethnicity, age and migrant status in relation to social processes both within and beyond the state. We explore topics such as borders and belonging, migration and global inequality, capabilities and agency, and lived experiences and their spatial and temporal dimensions. The course emphasizes student learning through innovative teaching techniques such as co-teaching across disciplines and methodologies, participatory forums and a student Course Portfolio based on a set of smaller and reflective assignments.
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Complex Inequalities 2021 (656 Kb)
Teaching is provided in the form of compulsory lectures, seminars and workshops where the interaction between theory and empiricism is in focus.
The course is examined continuously with oral presentations, individual written presentations by a logbook and active attendance.
Associate Professor Anna Lund
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.