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Course Listing for WOMEN, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY - Summer 2020 (ALL: 05/19/2020 - 08/14/2020)
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1010 POLS-326-05 Gender, Politics, and Policy 1.00 LEC Chambers, Stefanie TR: 6:00PM-9:30PM TBA SOC Q1
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Also cross-referenced with AMST, EDUC, WMGS
  NOTE: This course will take place throughout a 5-week session scheduled to end on June 23.
  This course explores the role of gender in American politics. We will begin with an examination of the role of women and men in fighting for and against women's suffrage and the subsequent movement to achieve gender equality. We will consider the many ways men's inclusion and women's exclusion from our political system continues to shape contemporary politics and the distribution of power in American society. We will then examine a series of important questions such as: Why are women less likely than men to run for political office? Is America ready for a woman president? Once in office, do male and female politicians govern differently? The last third of the course examines a series of policy areas with respect to gender.