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UB Undergraduate Academic Schedule: Spring 2018


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    APY 477SEM - Culture And Disability
    Lecture
    Culture And Disability KLA Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
    Class #:   23222   Enrollment Capacity:   21
    Section:   KLA   Enrollment Total:   0
    Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   21
    Dates:   01/29/2018 - 05/11/2018   Status:   OPEN
    Days, Time:   M , 12:30 PM - 3:10 PM
    Room:   Filmor 354 view map
    Location:   North Campus      
      Course Description
    This course is an introduction to disability studies. Researchers working within this sub-field search for understanding of societal and cross-cultural attitudes and policies regarding impairment, illness, and difference, especially those whose physical or behavioral differences have been stigmatized through negative social or medical labels. Among the topics to be considered are the meanings and perceptions of impairment in various cultures and how individuals and their families experience disability, severe injury, stigmatized illnesses, and severe trauma and come to develop new identities through these experiences. We will consider community support systems and government policies that positively or negatively affect traumatized and disabled individuals and their families.
      Instructor(s)
                 Klaits, F look up    
      On-line Resources
    Other Courses Taught By: Klaits, F