Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
This course examines the status and role of women in American politics and their participation in the electoral process as voters, activists, candidates, and elected officeholders. Topics of discussion include theoretical frameworks and approaches to studying women in American politics; the intersection of gender, race, and ethnicity in U.S. politics; the gender gap in elections and public opinion; gender stereotypes in American elections; women’s underrepresentation in U.S. politics; and women in political institutions.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921