Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLSC 211 - Women and Public Policy

Credits: 4
An introductory analysis of the relationship among women, politics, and policy in the United States, focusing on several specific policy areas that affect women in a political world where most of the policy players are male. Topics include, but may not be limited to, education, employment, criminal justice, sexual harassment, economic equity, and health care. This course assesses changes in public policy to meet the evolving roles and status of women and key legislation affecting women’s quest for full equality. Special attention will be devoted to understanding how gender, race, sexuality and class shape policy needs.


Distribution Requirements: CL, PD.