HST 305: Women in Developing Countries

Class Program
Credits 3

(Also WST 305)This course studies women in developing societies - societies experiencing social, political, and economic change -from a multidisciplinary perspective. It highlights the role and effects of cultural imperatives, historical transformations, and geographical conditions on the experiences of women. The contribution of women to the growth and development of their cultures, as well as to their own changing roles and status, is stressed.