Welcome to the Course Guide for WOMS 287 Women in Society: Social Issues
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Course Description: Examines women's efforts to claim their identities from historical, legal and social perspectives. Includes recent laws relating to women, contemporary issues (such as rape, day care, working women, the future of marriage), agencies for change, theories of social change, and the relationship of women's rights to human rights. Includes diversity content.
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