SW-704: Intersectionality and Social Justice

3 credit hours

This course introduces students to the theory of intersectionality and power relationships and the social framework through which to understand how individuals experience contexts that may produce or reproduce their marginalized or privileged identities. The importance of exposing uneven power relations associated with interlocking structural oppressions in order to support social justice will be a key focus. Theories to be explored include critical race theory critical race theory, queer theory and feminist theory.