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Gender and Inequality: The Role of Schools

This course will cover issues concerning gender & inequality in education from early childhood to post-secondary education including professional schools with an emphasis on what happens to the success of girls in the elementary & secondary school settings once they enter post-secondary & graduate/professional education as well as the workforce.As there are limited opportunities to foreground gender in this manner, this course will be focused on it.The topics include how schools have historically shortchanged female students even after mass coeducation in the United States in the 1960s & 1970s & the passage of Title IX; single-sex education for females & for males at the primary, secondary & post-secondary levels; the differences between coeducation & mixed-sex education; legal issues & gender equality in education; & how gender, race & class come

together in schools

Course #
SOED-GE 2373
Units
3
Term
Summer, Spring
Department