Department of Sociology

SOC526 ISSUES IN WOMENS WORK AND EMPLOYMENT

Course Code: 2320526
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. FATMA YILDIZ ECEVİT
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

This course aims to enable te sutudents to understand and discuss the problems regarding women's work and empleyment. More specifically the course adresses the issues related to women's labour force participaton, paid work, gender segregation and discrimination, unemployment, domestic labur and housework,part-time work, women's self emplyment and women's owned enterprises and effects of ICT on women's work.

Course Content

This course aims to enable students to understand and discuss the problems regarding women´s work and employment. More specifically the course addresses issues related to women´s labor force participation, paid work, gender segregation and discrimination, unemployment, domestic labor and housework, part-time work, women´s self employment and women´s owned enterprises and effects of ICT on women´s work.



Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course sutudents will be able to: -critically axamine the factors influencing women's labour force participation, -develop and understanding of unequal power relationship in the labour market, - develop a critical attitude towards women's subordination as paid workers, homeworkers and domestic workers.