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Lucy A. Jarosz
GEOG 431
Seattle Campus

Geography and Gender

Examines theories and case studies across international, national, and regional scales in order to illustrate the impacts of social and economic processes upon the construction of gender in particular places.

Class description

How gender and geography interact to construct identity, nation, space, place and environment and why gender matters in understanding social and environmental change at the local, national and international levels.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, in class and small group discussion, guest speakers, videos

Recommended preparation

an introductory level course in human geography and/or women studies

Class assignments and grading

Four essay assignments

Essays, Final Examination, Class Participation


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Lucy A. Jarosz
Date: 03/30/1998