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Women's and Gender Studies (WGST)

Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's and Gender Studies Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

WGST 1808 [1.0 credit]

Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

Overview of the major issues in women's and gender studies. Topics include the social construction of femininity and masculinity, violence, sexuality, representations of women, the treatment of women in the workplace and in education, women and the arts, and women's health.
Lectures and discussion three hours a week.

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