Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Politics and Public Policy
Examines gender, race, and ethnicity as salient and significant cleavages in politics, and explores how they factor into public policies and the policy making process. Also considers the distinctive roles women and racial and ethnic minorities play in the policy process. Topics include courts and the law, legislative processes, public opinion, and voting and elections. Specific policy domains examined may include healthcare, environmental, education, social welfare, affirmative action, and foreign policies. One course.