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POLS 115 - Women in U.S. Politics

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

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.

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