PHS SOC340 - Fundamentals of Social Action

(Credits: 3)

How can we change social problems?  ?  What are the barriers to creating change?  We will explore issues of sexism, prejudice, inequality, poverty, racism, classism, and how social action at the level of the individual and the community and contrast the approaches of a sociologist and a psychologist.  We will also come to recognize the diversity of perspectives and solutions that can emerge and how these solutions arise from political, social, cultural, economic, and psychological standpoints.