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01:220:475 Women, Men, and the Economy (3)

Description and analysis of women's economic status. Theories of discrimination against women in the labor market, including neoclassical, institutional, and Marxian. Women's work in the home analyzed from three perspectives: household utility maximization, patriarchy, and a sex-gender system. Application of theories to case studies. Prerequisites: 01:220:320 and 322. (Credit not given for both this course and 01:220:375)