|(3 cr.) Students explore different approaches to explain
the status of women. Theoretical perspectives that
students consider may include: liberal feminism,
radical feminism, Marxist/socialist feminism,
feminism of care, conservative feminism and global
feminism, among others. Students critically
evaluate political concepts such as freedom,
equality, rights and oppression, as well as learn
about how different thinkers have conceptualized
gender, politics, power and the role of the state.
The course requires careful reading, intensive
class discussion and multiple writing assignments.
Prerequisite: PO 101, PO 131, PL 101, PS 101, SO 101 or WS 101; Every Other Year, Spring|