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WMST 309: Black Social Movements: Gendering of Violence and Activism

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Section Information from the Schedule of Classes for Fall 2012

WMST 309-002:
Black Social Mov Violnce/Activ  —  Yevette Richards Jordan

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR — 

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines racialized gendered conceptions of popular culture, violence, and the legal system and their role in structuring systems of segregation, discrimination and exclusion. Looks at the gendered strategies and conflicts of organizations that arose to combat racial violence and overturn legal and social barriers to equal opportunity and citizenship rights.

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