AbstractThe course is designed around quite current reflections about status of intersectional research, many of which point to the need to better understand intersectional activism and practice. The course begins with classical readings on intersectionality and then turns to a current special issue of the journal Signs wherein leading intersectional scholars...
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- Race, Class and Gender
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Usage NotesThis course is designed as a graduate seminar cross-listed between sociology and women’s studies, appropriate for graduate students specializing in: gender, social movements, and feminist theory.
My rationale for this seminar is that the intersectional scholarship in sociology is developed but the crucial subfield of research about...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- 1.Provide an overview to interdisciplinary approaches to intersectionality, emphasizing both early intersectional perspectives and current reconsiderations and developments in intersectional theory.
- 2.Review research about intersectional social movement action to provide familiarity with key questions and research trends specific to intersectional movements and collective action.
- 3.Practice conducting analyses using an intersectional lens such that participants will develop fluency in raising and engaging questions from an intersectional perspective. Develop skills and knowledge necessary to conduct relevant research to contrib
- 1. To demonstrate understanding of classic and current intersectional theory students will write weekly reading review essays, participate as discussion leaders, and write a final research paper using intersectional analysis.
- 2. To demonstrate familiarity with empirical research about intersectional activism, students will write weekly reading review essays, participate as discussion leaders, and write a final review essay of empirical research.
- 3. To demonstrate ability to conduct analyses using an intersectional lens and to conduct intersectional research students will write weekly reading review essays, participate as discussion leaders, and write a final paper using an intersectional lens.