Gender, Development and Globalization

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 101Crosslisted: WGS 355L and SOCIOL 355L are the same course

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Women's and Gender Studies
Number: 
WGS355L-01C
Semester: 
Winter 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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