Transnational Perspectives on Women and Gender

Credit Hours: 
3 hours
Course Description: 
Explores gender construction and identity formation in international perspective. Case studies may be drawn from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Topics include theories and methodologies for examining gender relations in cross-cultural perspective, political and socio- economic status of women, gender ideologies and symbolic representations, women's activism.
Undergraduate prerequisite: WMST 1110 or 2010 or permission of department
Graduate prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department