The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination|
|Course Cluster: Christianity Studies, Animal Studies, Sustainability and Environmental Justice|
This seminar offers a social psychological analysis of different forms of prejudice and discrimination, including racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, heterosexism, and less recognized forms of bias, such as the exploitation and control of indigenous peoples, animals, and the natural environment.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Within psychology, most readings will be drawn from the primary research literature. Outside psychology, students will read mainly book excerpts, magazine articles, and press clippings. The readings will be chosen so as to represent a variety of disciplines, research methods, and philosophical perspectives.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Students will be graded on class participation, journal entries, a final paper, and a presentation to the class.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Social Psychology (PSYC260) is a firm prerequisite. If you will not have completed an introductory social psychology course before this course is offered, please do not email the PSYC361 instructor to ask whether it can be taken without the prerequisite.
|Instructor(s): Plous,Scott L. Times: ....R.. 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 9||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: -2||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 0||FR: X|