Feminist Social Work

CRN 29694 / Th 8:00AM - 10:50AM / 235 Cathedral of Learning
This course applies feminist theories to the practice of social work, and practice more broadly, beginning with a critical examination of the concept of feminist practice, with attention to oppression, power, and privilege in helping relationships and in people’s lives more broadly. It explores meanings of gender as it intersects with race/ethnicity, class, sexuality, age, and ability in the lives of people in general and specifically as social workers and clients. Taught in a seminar format, this course examines topics such as work, welfare, family, violence, justice system involvement, health, mental health, and women as agents of change and is appropriate for students concentrating in micro or macro levels of practice.

Number of Credits

3

Sara Goodkind

Course Term

Fall

Course Category

Category C: Cultural Antagonisms and Cultural Crises

Course Year

2017