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GNDS 421 Gender and Poverty

GNDS 421  Gender and Poverty  Units: 3.00  

This course is designed to provide an in depth exploration of poverty issues in Canada. It includes discussions about working poor and welfare poor and addresses how race and sexuality can compound the issues of poverty. The course will also acknowledge how poor people are actively engaged in attempting to improve their lives through anti-poverty organizing. This course contains an intensive and independent study component. 

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Seminar, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 3 or above and registration in a GNDS Major or Medial Plan or the SXGD Certificate) or permission of the Department. Exclusion POLS 318; POLS 382.  
Course Equivalencies: GNDS421; WMNS421  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Gender Studies

MA degree from a recognized university in gender studies or cognate fields (women’s studies, feminist studies, sexuality studies) or in another field with evidence of a prior focus on gender. Minimum of B+ / 75% in the last two years of university study. Consideration will be given to practitioners of gender studies in the public or private sectors who hold the BAH and who demonstrate exceptional and relevant professional experience and achievement in an appropriate field.

Gender Studies

...antipoverty organizing. Offered jointly with GNDS 421. EXCLUSION: GNDS 421 GNDS 833 Towards the Human...