Women in the Developing World_Syllabus_2010_1

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Women in the Developing World WST 3412 Spring 2010 Instructor:   Dr. Carron Cherrie ccherrie@sar.usf.edu   Office:  C 264 Office Hours:   By appointment Meeting time:  9:00 am-11:50 am  Room:   A203A On Campus Meetings:   2 meetings  01/16/10- Course Introduction 04/24/10- Student Presentations Overview This course is the study of women and their daily lives in a particular economic circumstance:  Women  in the Developing World .    These women live in a world with relatively fewer material goods and  services than  Women in the Developed World.   We will explore globalization and how it affects  women’s status, roles, and access to resources; we will listen to women’s voices; we will focus on  women who have become leaders in their countries and contributed to gender equity and  development.  This course is a blended online course.  We will meet on campus the first week of classes for the  introduction to the course and again during the final week of classes for student paper presentations.  You will write two critique essays and a final research paper.   Please read through the syllabus carefully for weekly instructions.  Use your class calendar on  blackboard to post due dates for each assignment.   Course Educational Objectives o To enable students to learn about one world region, women in that region and a particular  woman leader who made a difference in the developing world o To familiarize students with current theoretical debates on globalization from a feminist  perspective.
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This note was uploaded on 06/19/2010 for the course WST 3412 taught by Professor Cherrie during the Spring '10 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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