Women's Activism See History of Suffrage handout on BB. In the readings: Think about the various strategies or tactics used by women's movements, consider the problem of essentialism (did all women want the vote?), and examine the intersectionality of sex
Welcome to POL 222: Women, Politics, and Public Policy
What is politics?
Hannah Pitkin defines politics as "the activity through which relatively large and permanent groups of people determine what they will collectively do, settle how they will live tog
Gender, Politics and Power
What is Gender? Social Structures & Representation How are women oppressed as a social group? Political Science & What is Appropriate Research
Interfaith Day of Prayer for Peace, 1986, Pope stands with, from left: Bishop Gabriel
The Politics of Gender Equality
Paradox of Gender Equality
"The need to reconcile demands for equality with biological differences between men and women."xiii Ford
Equality in the Workplace
Legal Equality Doctrine - Roots in liberalism (individualism) "
Citizenship Rights & Benefits
In 1776, Abigail Adams wrote to her husband John, one of the U.S. "founding fathers": "In the new code of laws, remember the ladies and do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands." John Adams replied, "I c