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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 371
Title Women in Politics
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII


This course will identify and explain the dominant strategies by which women influence politics. The course will look at women in traditional and non-traditional political roles. It will employ a comparative framework to examine women's participation over time and in various countries and regions throughout the world. This course differs from Feminist Theory in that it focuses on the role of women in current political phenomena rather than on theoretical or normative issues. Three lecture hours per week.