NYU Steinhardt

International Perspectives on Gender and Education

  • Course Number: INTE-GE 2027
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Overview of major discussions & debates relative to gender & education in both “developed” & “developing” countries. Examines theoretical understandings of gender, & the intersection of gender, schooling & global social justice. Key issues include gender & education internationally, specifically the educational status of girls & women, empowerment & education, & the role of boys and men in promoting gender equality. Also examines innovative strategies to “undo” gender, including the role of international donor agencies, the State, & NGOs. Course concludes by studying the role of teachers & innovative educational programs.
  • Old Course Number: E53.2027