POLS 3412 African Women and Feminism

3 hours; 3 credits

Women?s power, activism, and inequality on the basis of gender in the African continent. Explorations of gender-based inequality and the way African women exercise formal power. African women scholars? and activists? theoretical and practical analyses of feminism and the consequences of such analyses on gender relations in the continent. Theoretical readings and case studies. Course may have a national, regional, or continental focus. This course is the same as Africana Studies 3365 and Women?s and Gender Studies 3447.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Core Studies 9, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or Africana Studies 1001, or Women's and Gender Studies 10.7 or 1001, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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