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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WOMS 426 - African Women in Politics

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
This course examines the critical role that women are playing in politics across Africa today - from grassroots activists to leaders in national office. It examines African feminisms before investigating women’s political roles during pre-colonial and colonial periods, struggles for independence and national liberation, and after independence, including women in conflict and peace building, women’s movements and women in transitions, and women as legislators, ministers, judges, and traditional leaders.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: Crosslisted with AFRA 424  and POSC 424 .
Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept
General Education Objectives:
GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE2B: Communicate Orally