Equality and Diversity

The course examines social diversity in rural and remote communities with an emphasis on changing gender relations and intensified international mobility.

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to basic theories and concepts in equality and social diversity in rural communities. By examining basic issues of gender, equality and sexuality from this point of view, students will also begin to develop nuanced and transnational understandings of established feminist theoretical traditions as well more recent feminist conceptualizing of local and global gender politics.



Completed undergraduate studies, regardless of whether BA, BSc, BEd, or other equivalent study. It is important for applicants to have a good knowledge of English, as all teaching takes place in English.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master
Language of instruction
InstitutionUniversity Centre of the Westfjords
Begin date19.04.2021
End date30.04.2021
Registration deadline01.03.2021
ECTS credits4.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyHumanities (others)Sociology and cultural studiesEconomics
Teaching placeÍsafjörður, Iceland
Tagsdiversitycommunitiesgender equality
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