2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Oct 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

LGST 3790 - Law and the Lives of Women


Goals: To gain a better understanding of the legal system, its impact on women, and the historical development of law in the context of the cultural politics of gender.

Content: Using readings of text and law, and practical learning in the context of advocacy and women’s issues, the course examines 1) the historical development of policies aimed at eliminating gender bias and promoting equality and 2) the practice of advocating for women in the current legal system.

Taught: Annually

Prerequisites: LGST 1300 or WSTD 1010, or permission of the legal studies chair.

Credits: 4