For those who are still interested, I have finally finished a version of my syllabus in Gender & Social Policy. You should be able to read a text version of the syllabus at the following site:


You may also be able to download the file at the following site, if you'd rather:


I originally planned to include a wide range of gender/social policy issues in the course. As I worked on the syllabus, though, I realized that I needed to narrow the course -- which means that I've had to leave off many of my favorite works that are just a bit outside what I'm focusing on. The current course focuses primarily on work/family policy, welfare policy, reproductive policy, and women's activism. We'll examine these issues both inside and outside the United States.

Joya Misra
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Policy
SADRI -- W34A Machmer Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-4830