Constitutional Law III: Gender and Race
POSC 382 - Constitutional Law III: Gender and Race3 hours The issues of gender and race in America have challenged the society and the courts throughout our history. This course will focus on the complex issues of race and gender and the court’s approach to these issues. Topics may include the historic legal difference between men and women, whether laws or legal judgments that favor women in fact benefit them and/or disadvantage men, the legal arm of the civil rights movement, economic, educational, and voting discrimination. These and other topics will be examined through the study of court cases and their effects.Listed also as SWG 382 .
Prerequisite(s): POSC 170 , junior standing, or instructor consent.This course will satisfy the social sciences core area requirement.