Seminar in Social Psychology: Social (In)justice

Spring 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > PSYC.4731 > 061

Course No: PSYC.4731-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1311; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

An advances seminar to consider special topics in social psychology with focus on critique of the theoretical and empirical literature, identification of future research pathways, and the potential for application with consideration of ethics and social responsibility. The topic of this seminar is social injustice, its causes, manifestations, explanations, and social psychological theories that help us understand them. We will explore how and why social injustice prevails in today's world full of resources; why small number of people own majority of world's wealth; why some countries are poorer than others. We will study our own standpoints and where they come from and we will work on possible remedies that could lead to a more just world.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: PSYC.1010 Intro to Psychological Science, and PSYC.2090 Social Psychology, or PSYC.2550 Community Psychology, and PSYC.2690 Research I: Methods.
  • Core Codes: SS, SRE, WOC, RAST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Michael Bar-Johnson
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Jan 16 to Mar 31
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140 | Pay as little as $ 292.50/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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