AbstractSocial Justice and Social Change investigates the economic, political and social constraints on equality present in local, national and global arrangements. Students will gain an empirical and theoretical understanding of the causes, consequences, and possible solutions to these conditions. Particular focus is given to theory that discusses the practice...
- Subject Area(s):
- Social Change
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- Class Level(s):
- College 400
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Learning Goals and Assessments
- Discuss the major sociological theories regarding social justice
- Assess the role of everyday resistance by individuals, nonprofit organizations, NGOs, government, and social movements in creating social change
- Apply general knowledge and theories regarding social justice and social change to a specific social movement or area of social justice
- Understanding of major sociological theories is assessed via class discussion and short answer or essay questions on exams
- Student’s ability to assess the role of individuals and organizations in advocating social justice and creating social change is evaluated through class discussion, the service learning project and via exam questions
- Ability to apply general knowledge and theories about social justice and social change is assessed through the service learning project and via exam questions