Subject: Womens and Gender Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Political Studies


Introduces students to selected research and writings in the area of Women's and Gender Studies, emphasizing the diversity of debates informing the field. Examines changing gender positions and representations across regional, national and international perspectives. Special attention will be given to experiences of gender inequities from the Canadian context.

Note: Students with credit for WGST 110.6 will not receive credit for this course. This course may be used as either Humanities or Social Science credit. Costs in addition to tuition may apply to Independent Studies sections of this course.

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