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Course Catalog

Women and Work

This course examines the topic of women and work historically, with attention to changes over time in the work histories of African and American women. The course explores women’s working lives in the context of the gendered social norms within which they have lived. Within this general framework, the course examines occupations including domestic work, prostitution, farming, market trading and professional/managerial work. The course also explores the intersections of work with marriage and parenting and the effects of race and class upon women’s working lives. Fall semester, alternate years.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0