2017-2018 Catalog

POLS 303 Gender and American Politics

This course examines how gender roles influence social position political engagement and allocation of power and resources in American society. Students will investigate why masculinity is often an attribute of those in power and why "femaleness" correlates with disadvantages in affluence value in society and public policies. Students will also determine what changes in the conditions of men's and women's lives might change the gender dynamics of politics.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • United States Diversity