Sep 19, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLI 338 - Women, Gender, and Law

(3.00)
This course examines ways in which gender affects rights with the American civil and criminal legal systems. It explores the interrelationship between traditional attitudes and stereotypes concerning women's roles in society and the historical development of women's legal rights. The course focuses on the consequences of sex differences in shaping the rights of persons under the U.S. Constitution statutory remedies to discrimination in employment and education, legal issues relating to reproduction and personal life, and the response of criminal law to issues affecting women, including domestic violence, rape and prostitution. Recommended Preparation: One prior course in political science or gender and women's studies.

Course ID: 50109
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Social Sciences (GEP), Social Sciences (GFR)
Same as Offered: GWST 338 



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