HIST 152 - Women in World History: From Prehistoric Times to the Present

Overview

Department(s)

Description

A comparative historical exploration of women's roles in public and private life in various world societies from the Paleolithic era to the Eighteenth century. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the contribution women have made to political, intellectual, economic and social developments within diverse cultures. Topics discussed will include: male and female perceptions of sex roles and gender norms in various societies; women's roles within the family; modes of social, economic and political participation for women outside the family; female education, and gynecological knowledge. Readings will be drawn from a wide array of primary sources, as well as important secondary literature.

Typically Offered

Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - World Cultures & Global Issues

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

028367

Course Schedule

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