University of Manitoba

WOMN 1600 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the Social Sciences

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Examination of women's historical and contemporary roles in the economy, family, and society from the perspective of the social sciences. Introduction of feminist theories, with emphasis on the role of gender. Topics covered focus on the social conditions of women's lives: work, health, violence and organizing for change. Students may not hold credit for both WOMN 1600 and the former WOMN 1540.

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TBA Jan. 18 2021 - Apr. 16 2021