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Research Urban and Regional Studies Institute PRC

Gender theories and reproductive health

Principal investigator

Nadja Jacubowski

Type of research



Research Training Network (RTN)


The focus of the paper/ manual as the main output of this project is the discussion about the category gender, different gender theories, different perspectives and their relevance in reproductive health research and projects

  1. The gender debate- different feminist positions
  2. Gender and identity
  3. Deconstruction of sex –gender: Post-gender
  4. Performativity and performance
  5. Queering theory and practice: challenge the system
  6. Gender and health


  • Literature survey
  • Seminar for HERA researchers


  • Jacubowski, N. (2008), Marriage is not a safe place. Heterosexual marriage and HIV-related vulnerability in Indonesia. Culture, Health and Sexuality 10 (1): 87-97.
Last modified:15 November 2012 2.26 p.m.