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Political Economy of Gender


This course provides an introduction to the political economy of gender. The course first explores the key areas of debate on women¿s representation. Why are women underrepresented in formal political institutions? How the political institutions affect women's representation? What's the effects of women's representation? Also, the course examines the quality of female politicians, women's voting behavior and political preferences, public opinion on gender issues, and women's representation in Law. No prior knowledge is required.

Course ID: 
217 724
Letter or Credit/No Credit