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SOC 365 Gender Inequality in Global Perspective

What does it mean to be "male" or "female" in different countries around the world? How does being a man or a woman affect our life choices and economic opportunities? This course will address gender in a global context to appreciate how people's lives differ depending on gender relative to class, and cultural and racial heritage. Emphasis will be placed on using social science research to work for justice, addressing gender inequality in both global and local communities. Prerequisite: EN 102, and SOC 131 or SOC 203. Recommended: IS 200. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: SS-2, DSINQ, GP, WI. (3)