May 29, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SOC 358 - Sociology of Women’s Work

This course will introduce students to theoretical and empirical literature on women’s work in the paid labor force, on their unpaid labor in the home, and on the relationship between these two kinds of “women’s work.” The course emphasizes the diversity of women’s work and the interconnections among race, ethnicity, class, and gender through a detailed examination of professional women, blue-collar women, and “pink-collar” employees. Additional topics include occupational segregation, earnings differentials, poverty, law and public policy, and labor militancy.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 210  with C or higher or permission of instructor.
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Sociology

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