Credits: 3 credits
Students examine the experiences and status of women within a global context. Topics include family relations, paid and unpaid domestic work, the global economy, gendered violence, sex tourism and the sex trade, beauty standards and the altered body, maternal mortality, and societal control of sexuality and reproduction. Throughout the course, students analyze the commonalities and diversities of women's lives through dimensions of race, ethnicity, nation, class, age, and sexuality.
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