POLS 6160: Women and Politics (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

This course examines the role of women in politics, focusing on how and to what extent women participate in politics, barriers to women's involvement in politics, and how the political system treats women's issues. Specific topics include the history of the women's suffrage movement, feminism, the impact of gender on elections and the dynamics of legislatures, and public-policy issues relevant to women.