Women in U.S. History|
Fall 2009 not offered
AMST 292, FGSS 219|
This course explores major themes and competing theoretical paradigms in U.S. women's history. Women's familial, social, economic, and political roles will be examined with comparative attention to class, race, and ethnicity. Special attention will be paid to ideas about female citizenship and to the distinctive relationship of women to social reform in American culture.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(FGSS)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Brown, GOOD WIVES, NASTY WENCHES, AND ANXIOUS PATRIARCHS
Sklar, FLORENCE KELLEY AND THE NATION'S WORK
Linda Kerber, TOWARD AN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF WOMEN
Jennifer Morgan, LABORING WOMEN
Vicki Ruiz, FROM OUT OF THE SHADOWS
Don Critchlow, PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY AND GRASSROOTS CONSERVATISM
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two five page papers, mid-term and final exams.