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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: POL                                     Course Number: 237                                    
Course Title: Women and Politics
Subject: Political Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course provides students with an opportunity to consider the presence of women in political institutions and how a range of political and policy issues pertain to women. It introduces students to the history of women?s entry to political life, their struggles for equal rights and representation, and their current roles and representation in electoral politics. Students will also examine how a range of political issues such as prostitution, same-sex marriage, and abortion impact women in the United States and, where comparison is useful, abroad.

Prerequisite: ENG 101
Start Date:    01/30/2013                         End Date: