Women's Studies

GWS1003Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies I 3 ch (W)
This general interest course provides an introduction to the study of gender and women’s equality and examines how current social, political, and economic realities intersect to structure gender relations. Topics may include gender, gender as a spectrum, gender-based and diversity analysis, gendered violence, feminism, hegemonic masculinity, missing and murdered Indigenous women, patriarchy, pay equity, rape culture, sexism, sexual assault, sexualities, stereotyping, the third wave women’s movement, trans issues, unpaid work, the wage gap, women in politics, and work-life balance.