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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 371
Title Women in Politics
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1566 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 M 1:10pm - 2:25pm MH-346 Vanessa J Ruget


Women in Politics introduces students to the political, economic and social challenges met by women worldwide and examines how these challenges can be confronted through political action. The course relies on a comparative framework to examine women's conditions and political participation in various countries and regions throughout the world. It is designed to help students think critically about gender issues, power relations, and the multiple ways in which patriarchy manifests itself. Three lecture hours per week.