PUBPOL 730

PUBPOL 730: Women & Employment Policy

Level
Graduate
Term
Fall 2010
Time
10:46-10:46 am EST
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.