PUBPOL 475

PUBPOL 475.308: Topics: Women & Employment Policy

Level
Undergraduate
Term
Fall 2017
Days
Wednesday
Time
4:00-6:00 pm EST
Course Location
1210 WEILL
Course Section
308
U-M Course Number
31856
Credit Hours
3

This course reviews the literature on sex differences from a biological, social, and legal standpoint. Students examine and evaluate the major economic, sociological, and psychological explanations of wage differences and the evidence for these explanations. Finally, students investigate five areas of public policy and employment: comparable worth, affirmative action, sexual harassment, minority women, and sexual orientation.