Race, Gender and Social Justice (3)
Course Level: Graduate
Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. This seminar explores the disjunction between biological myths of race and gender and their social construction as credible institutions; the historical, economic, and political roots of inequalities; the institutions and ideologies that buttress and challenge power relations; and the implications of social science teaching and research for understanding social class, race, and gender discrimination. Issues of advocacy for social change are also explored. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.