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Gender and the Welfare State
CHUM 303
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: GOVT 384, FGSS 305

This course introduces students to the welfare state and explores how welfare state policies shape gender relations in North America and Western Europe. Through a variety of polices such as parental leave, state-subsidized childcare, equal pay legislation, and worker protection policy, the state influences the choices men and women make about whether and how to be active in both the public and private spheres. The course uses gender as a lens to examine the emergence and historical development of welfare state regimes. We will investigate different types of welfare regimes and their implications for gender relations and the construction of gendered identities.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(GOVT)(GOVT-Comparativ)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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