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    Vassar College
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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LALS 321 - Feminism, Knowledge, Practice


1 unit(s)
(Same as SOCI 321  and WMST 321 ) How do feminist politics inform how research, pedagogy, and social action are approached? Can feminist anti-racist praxis and insights into issues of race, power and knowledge, intersecting inequalities, and human agency change the way we understand and represent the social world? We discuss several qualitative approaches used by feminists to document the social world (e.g. ethnography, discourse analysis, oral history). Additionally, we explore and engage with contemplative practices such as mediation, engaged listening, and creative-visualization. Our goal is to develop an understanding of the relationship between power, knowledge and action and to collectively envision healing forms of critical social inquiry. Light Carruyo.

Not offered in 2017/18.



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