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POLS BC3507 *Colloquium on Gender, Politics, and Markets. 4 points.

Prerequisites: POLS V1501 or the equivalent. Admission by application through the Barnard department only. Enrollment limited to 16 students. Barnard syllabus.

Considers why men more than women control political and economic resources in advanced industrial states of the world.  Examines how labor markets, welfare states, and political institutions have a different impact on women than men.  Evaluates attempts at increasing gender equality in political representation, labor market participation, and household work.  *Please note, students who have already taken BC 3402 The Compative Politics of Gender Inequality may not register for this colloquium.* (Cross-listed by the Womens Studies Program.)