PLAP 3650

Course Name: 
Gender Politics
Units: 
3

Examines the legal and political status of women, and the politics of changes in that status. How are gender identities forged, and how do they affect law, public policy, political rhetoric, and political movement? Explores, more generally, the clash between 'difference' and 'equality' in democratic societies, using gender as a case-study.  Prerequisite: Two social science courses or instructor permission.