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GSFS0372

Gender and Int'l Relations

Gender and International Relations
Many issues facing international society affect, and are affected by, gender. Global poverty, for example, is gendered, since 70% of the world's population living below $1.25 per day is female. Women are far more vulnerable to rape in war and water scarcity, and they are moreover globally politically underrepresented. In this course we will use theories of international relations, including realism, neoliberalism, and feminism, to study how international society addresses (or fails to address) these challenges through bodies such as the UN and treaties such as the Elimination of Violence Against Women. 3 hrs. lect./disc. (International Relations and Foreign Policy)/
Subject:
Gender Sexuality &Fem. Studies
Department:
PrgGender/Sexuality/Fem. Study
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
CMP SOC
Equivalent Courses:
PSCI0372 *

Sections

Spring 2014

GSFS0372A-S14 Lecture (George)