Gender Lesson 2 The Gendered Ironies of Globalization
  
 
 
 
Gender Lesson 2 The Gendered Ironies of Globalization

Overview
This lesson extends lesson one by encouraging students to think about gendered identity in more sophisticated ways, and then introduces the idea that globalization may at the same time produce both positive and negative changes in women’s lives.

Relevant Learning Objectives
3)  Recognize major transformations of women’s status and roles in the developing world brought about by economic and cultural globalization.

4)  Interpret some of globalization’s contradictory effects on women’s status.

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