2013-2014 Catalog


WGS 102 West Civ II:Std in Gendr (HIS)

Offered: Typically every spring term

An examination of the experiences of women and men to determine how gender roles have contributed to and shaped by the religious, political and social history of 'the West.' This course is arranged topically and chronologically from the Renaissance through the success of the parity movement in France at the beginning of the 21st century. Topics to be considered include: religious reform; scientific understandings of the body; national revolutions; industrialization and the sexual division of labor; widening political opportunities; socialism, feminism; empire-building; and warfare. Western History Perspective and African American, Appalachian, and Women's Perspective. 1 course credit

Credits

1 Course Credit