Social Work

Gender and Diversity

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

basics of gender theory theories and persectives of gender studies and queer studies public discourses of gender and diversity gender and gender mainstreaming diversity management

Learning outcomes

The graduate is able to apply perspectives both from social philosophy and gender theory to contemporary problems and frameworks of social work.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Göhler, Gerhard (Hrsg.) (2006): Politische Theorie. 22 umkämpfte Begriffe zur Einführung. Wiesbaden: VS, Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. Beauvoir Simone de (2006): Das andere Geschlecht, Sitte und Sexus der Frau (6. Auflage). Hamburg: Rowohlt-Taschenbuch-Verlag. Warner Michael (2000): The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life. Cambridge: Havard University Press
Bendl, Regine & Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud & Hofmann, Roswitha (2004): Interdisziplinäres Gender- und Diversitymanagement. Einführung in Theorie und Praxis. Wien: Linde

Additional literature is given in the courses / syllabus

Mode of delivery

integrated lecture (1 SWS lecture, 1 SWS tutorial)

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

lecture: final exam, tutorial: continuous assessment