Explores the gendered effects of contemporary processes of globalization. Focusing primarily on women's lives, we'll look at how cultural, political, and economic globalizations are changing the landscape of gender relations. Students will become familiar with many of the current issues and debates in the transnational gender research, including the implications of economic development/modernization, neoliberalism, militarization, and population control agendas. Also examines work and labor, transnational families and care work, sexuality across borders, and struggles for human rights.
Not open to first-year students.