Women and Poverty   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2009-2010 College Catalog
   

WMS 3660 - Women and Poverty

3(3 + 0)

Prerequisite: SWK 1010, SWK 1020 or Permission of instructor

This course introduces the student to the relationship between gender and poverty and will examine the underlying causes of the “feminization of poverty” in the United States. Social, economic, age-based and ethnic factors will be explored in detail. The differences between prevailing stereotypes and current realities will be highlighted.(SOC 3660, SWK 3660)

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