POL*321*10 Description

Women and Politics

This course examines the role of women as voters, citizens, candidates, and leaders in American politics, grounded in theories of gender. Attention will be given to the history of the women's movement and the current status of women's organizations. The course also focuses on how various public policies, including workplace issues, family issues, education issues and reproductive rights, affect women and their legal rights. Prerequisite: Political Science 102 or permission of the instructor. Student must have taken POL*102 or permission of the instructor