POLS 3412 African Women and Feminism
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 78.35.
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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 [44.9] and Women?s Studies 3447 .
Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or or Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] or Core Studies 9 or Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3],or Political Science *1001 [1.51] or 1002 [1.7], or Africana Studies 1001 [0.12], or Women's Studies 10.7 or 1001 .