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The Gendered Workplace

Course Description:

This course examines a range of issues surrounding the experience of gender in the modern workplace. Topics will include such things as the historical role of gender in the workplace and workplace sex segregation; norms of masculinity; the intersectionality of issues including race, lgbtq, and disability; gendered legal issues; work-family issues; pay equity; gender discrimination; harassment and bullying; union representation;and many others. Students will be exposed to both research and practical applications of various topics.

The class meets once a week with a different guest speaker each week. These guest speakers will address their own areas of research and teaching expertise. Students are expected to attend and participate in each weekly session.

Instructor:

Prof. Ileen A. DeVault, 370 Ives Hall