This course examines women's work from the pre-industrial time until today. Topics such as participation in the workplace, inequality in the labour markets, and attempts to measure unpaid work will be covered. The course will also examine the impact of free trade, technology, privatization, and economic restructuring on women, and the gendered effects of the mounting debt and economic crisis in developing countries.
45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework
Completion of WGST 100 or WGST 111 is recommended.
|Fall 2014 onwards|