ECON 25 Women in the Economy (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Available
An introduction to women's roles in the U.S. economy, including varying experiences related to race, ethnicity, and class. Examines women's occupations and earnings; women's household activities and how they affect paid work; women as consumers; public policy regarding women's work and poverty; and current special topics. Applies and contrasts mainstream and political economic theories within a feminist perspective. Meets American Cultures requirement at UC, Berkeley.