Course Code GSJ 101
Course Title Introduction to Gender and Social Justice: the Global North
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Spring 2015
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course surveys contemporary issues and theories relating to the intersection of gender with race, ethnicity, sexual identity, (dis)ability, class, religion and other axes of oppression in the Global North. What injustices are attendant upon membership in these groups? How are these injustices produced? How can we combat them? What are the possibilities of alliance and solidarities across differences of gender, race, etc.?

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Course Work and Exam (note 2)
Author(s) Tracy Penny Light
  • Antirequisite: WS 101
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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