Feminism and the Free Market

Information Introduction

Section 1, Spring 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 18/18
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date


1100-1300 WB114

Course Description

This seminar examines the role of markets in promoting (or inhibiting) the full participation of women in society. Topics covered include freedom of contract; property rights; labor market access and occupational licensing; sales of ova and embryos; surrogacy services; sex work; societal expectations of generosity and self-interest; women's lives under socialism and communism; and women as entrepreneurs and managers.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

Students will have the option of writing a substantial research paper via EXPO by noon on May 9, 2024 (day before the last day of the exam period) OR three short papers (submitted directly to instructor, not EXPO). Students seeking to satisfy the upper-level writing requirement must submit a timely Writing Requirement Intent Form to the Student Records Office by Feb. 26th - retroactive exceptions will not be granted.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124218647

Modified Type: ABA Seminar

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Jurisprudence and Comparative Law , Public Policy and Regulation

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Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 28, 11:59 PM

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