SOCI541 - GEND., LBR FOR & LAB MKT

Drawing from sociology, economics and demography, this course examines the causes and effects of gender differences in labor force participation, earnings and occupation in the United States and in the rest of the developed and developing world. Differences by race, ethnicity and sexual preference are also considered. Theories of labor supply, marriage, human captial and discrimination are explored as explanations for the observed trends. Finally, the course reviews current labor market policies and uses the theories of labor supply, marriage, human capital and discrimination to evaluate their effects on women and men.
Section 401 - SEM
MW 1000AM-1130AM
MADDEN, JANICE
MCNEIL BUILDING 309