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Department
History
Course
HIST 260
Professor
Selena Crosson
Semester
Winter

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HIST 260 2011-04-07 Gender equity gap in income - Minimum wage or living wage? o Women are working shorter hours. o Government services with lots of women were being privatized, contracted or cut altogether. - Who’s counting women in now? o Unpaid work is perhaps the biggest contribution that women make to the economy. - Women’s health and poverty o Women with good professional jobs are coming closer to parity. o Women in low status or insecure work are becoming poorer? - Women and HIV/AIDS o Saskatchewan has the highest rate in Canada. - Ongoing Gendered Violence HIST 260 Course Themes - Feminism-second and third wave o Equality vs. equity, protection, tradition o Specific issues:  Sexuality, sexual orientation  Marriage/divorce/property/status  Health  Maternity  Child welfare
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