This course examines how men’s and women’s lives are shaped by the concept of gender and how it interacts with other identity variables like class, race or religion. It explores the links between gender roles and family relations, and it reflects on the consequences of these interactions in the labor market. It analyzes persisting gender inequalities like the feminization of poverty and gender-based violence. It explains the social structure of the Spanish Family System and the relevance of family networks for social cohesion and stability. It explains the Spanish Labor Market from a gender perspective. The course also explores the migration model in terms of migrants’ population composition and gender-related issues. Meets with WGS 300.1.
Semesters: Fall, Spring