Women in Canadian Politics (Revision 4)
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Area of Study: Social Science
Prerequisite: Students with an introductory course in women's studies or in Canadian government and politics may find the material easier to master.
POLI 350 has a Challenge for Credit option.
Political Science 350: Women in Canadian Politics, is designed to introduce you to the study of women's participation in Canadian political life. As you work through the course, you will become familiar with a set of concepts, facts, and theories developed from a woman-centred point of view. You will be introduced to women's movement in Canada and you will explore issuesof representation in democracy and its impact on public policy issues.
- Unit 1: I'm Not a Feminist, But . . .
- Unit 2: Feminism: Theory, Varieties, Activism
- Unit 3: Toward More, and More Diverse Women
- Unit 4: Who or What Needs Changing
- Unit 5: Climate Issues in Legislatures
- Unit 6: Gendered Dimensions of Leadership
- Unit 7: Changing Patterns in Public Policy
- Unit 8: Further Learning and Doing
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Opened in Revision 4, January 5, 2012
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Updated May 26 2016 by SAS