May 26, 2024  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGS 241 - Women in United States Economy


Theories and empirical analysis of women’s work in the United States. Topics include the influence of feminist thought on economics, a multicultural history of women’s work, labor force participation, occupational distribution and wages, the gender division of labor in household production (housework and child rearing) and related policy issues.  Cross listed with ECON 241 .

Prerequisites
ECON 101 or ECON 102 or ECON 112 or WGS 101 or Permission of Instructor

Credits 1



Notes
Cross-listed with ECON 241  

Area
Social Sciences

Connection
23005

Division
Social Sciences

Compass Attributes
Social Science, Structure/Power/Inequality, Taylor and Lane Scholars