Race, Class and Gender

The details
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
08 November 2019


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Module description

This module looks at the way different aspects of gender, race and class interact in relation to various forms of inequality and identity. It is divided into two parts: The first considers the tradition of class analysis, and the problems which have confronted attempts to operationalise the concept of class; the second considers citizenship as an approach to inequality, based on the claims the individuals can make on the state.

Module aims

By the end of the course you should have a good understanding of the concepts of race class and gender, and of their interconnections in relation to different aspects of social inequality.

Module learning outcomes

You will have a basic grasp of some of the problems associated with class analysis; an understanding of citizenship rights in relation to inclusion and exclusion; some acquaintance with debates about an emergent post-national society; and an appreciation of the significance of ‘identity’ in each of these areas.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

1 Hour Lecture & 1 Hour Class


This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non-essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework Essay 1 09/12/2019 50%
Coursework Essay 2 16/03/2020 50%
Exam 180 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
50% 50%


Coursework Exam
50% 50%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Carlos Gigoux & GTA's
Jane Harper, Undergraduate Administrator, Telephone: 01206 873052



External examiner

Dr Monika Krause
Available via Moodle
Of 105 hours, 63 (60%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
42 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


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