PO 219 - Women in Political Thought
(3 cr.) Students explore different approaches to explain the status of women. Theoretical perspectives that students consider may include: liberal feminism, radical feminism, Marxist/socialist feminism, feminism of care, conservative feminism and global feminism, among others. Students critically evaluate political concepts such as freedom, equality, rights and oppression, as well as learn about how different thinkers have conceptualized gender, politics, power and the role of the state. The course requires careful reading, intensive class discussion and multiple writing assignments. Prerequisite: PO 101, PO 131, PL 101, PS 101, SO 101 or WS 101; Every Other Year, Spring

Spring 2017