Gender in Global Context

This course is an introduction to studying women¿s lives and the gender systems that shape them across cultures and countries, as it examines a variety of global processes and approaches, including patriarchy, colonialism, nationalism, and globalization. Students will consider issues of gender and sexuality by looking at the ways in which people are connected in a network of global flows of capital, ideas, and activism. Topics include: work, poverty, images of the body, violence, faith, and feminism.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Women's and Gender Studies
Number: 
WGS110
Semester: 
Spring 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Monday, February 13, 2017
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