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ECON 427. ECONOMICS OF WOMEN AND WORK. 5 Credits.

Cross-listed: WMST 427.
Pre-requisites: junior standing.
Satisfies: cultural and gender diversity university graduation requirement.
Economic impact of the increasing participation of women in the paid labor force of the United States. Economic theories of labor force participation, discrimination and occupational segregation. Current issues such as comparable worth, affirmative action, nontraditional careers, corporate policies, sexual harassment, child care and social welfare  programs.