This course examines the gender dynamics of social change and industrial development in contemporary developing countries. Topics include the changing division of labor in rural areas, the employment of women in multinational corporations, women in the informal sector, changing family structures, poverty and female-headed families, anti-colonial and transnational struggles. The course also considers the complexities of women's organizing for economic development and for social and political change.
Prerequisite(s): SOCIOL 101
Crosslisted: WGS 355L and SOCIOL 355L are the same course