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Course Description for GWS 101: Intro. to Gender & Women's Studies

This course offers an introduction to Gender and Women's Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that explores critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's and Gender Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. Gender scholarship critically analyzes themes of gendered performance and power in a range of social spheres, such as law, culture, education, work, medicine, social policy and the family.



New York Times: Women and Girls

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