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Political Economy of Gender

241T
Subject: 
POLISCI

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 womennunderrepresented in formal political institutions? How do political institutions affect women's representation? What are the effects of women's representation? Also, the course examines the quality of female politicians, women's voting behavior and political preferences, and public opinion on gender issues. No prior knowledge is required.

Course ID: 
217 724
Grading: 
Letter or Credit/No Credit