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Serena D. Maurer
SIS 333
Seattle Campus

Gender and Globalization: Theory and Process

Theoretical, historical, and empirical analysis of how current processes of globalization are transforming the actual conditions of women's lives, labor, gender ideologies, and politics in complex and contradictory ways. Topics include feminist exploration of colonialism, capitalism, economic restructuring policies, resistance in consumer and environmental movements. Offered: jointly with GWSS 333.

Class description

Ways in which various aspects of globalization are gendered, raced and classed; different theoretical perspectives on globalization; multiple forms of resistance within and against globalization

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

lecture, discussion, films

Recommended preparation

some experience with academic and/or non-profit engagements with globalization and/or issues of gender, race, and/or class

Class assignments and grading

writing assignments

class participation, writing assignments


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 M Jane Meyerding
Date: 10/19/2005