Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Women’s Studies 1100 or History 1100 or permission of the instructor Description: Working from an historical perspective, the course content will examine such questions as: what does it mean to be legally constructed? To what extent does legal culture in conjunction with social surveillance limit women’s lives? How have women acted outside the law and in resistance to it? Course readings will include case law, statutes and jurisprudence. Group discussion will be encouraged. Cross-List(s): History 2317/Political Science 2317 Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

Women’s Studies 2317 History of Women and the Law

Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Women’s Studies 1100 or History 1100 or permission of the instructor Description: Working from an historical perspective, the course content will examine such questions as: what does it mean to be legally constructed? To what extent does legal culture in conjunction with social surveillance limit women’s lives? How have women acted outside the law and in resistance to it? Course readings will include case law, statutes and jurisprudence. Group discussion will be encouraged. Cross-List(s): History 2317/Political Science 2317 Offering: 3-0; or 3-0




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