Subject: Sociology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Sociology


Examines women's place internationally but focuses on women in developing countries and critiques existing development theories, policies and practices. Themes including gender politics, productive and reproductive labour, population policies, sexuality and reproductive rights, environment and sustainable development, and health will be explored in view of globalization with an emphasis on the roles of international, transnational, and aid agencies.

Prerequisite(s): 12 credit units SOC plus one of SOC 242, SOC 260, POLS 244, POLS 245, POLS 261, POLS 262, ECON 221, IS 211, IS 212, WGST 210 or WGST 250.

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