SOCJUST 303 - Women, Politics and Policy - A Global Perspective (GS)
This is a Comparative Politics course that examines how women's political power varies across countries and around the globe. The course examines topics such as: women's representation in government and political explanations for the variation across countries; women's movements locally and globally and the degree to which they have been able to achieve their objectives; and gender policy that affects women's political and economic empowerment around the globe, including violence against women policy, family law, social policy, and reproductive health policy. The course is designated as a Global Scholar course; and is cross-listed: Political Science 303/Women's Studies 303/Social Justice 303. Students may receive credit for only one of the three cross-listed courses. There are no prerequisites. Political Science 101 or 105 is recommended, but not required.