SW 578 Gender Issues

Dr. Berg K Miller

This elective aims to introduce students to the theories and knowledge essential to understanding the role of gender in shaping individuals? lives and development, interpersonal relationships and systems, and conditions of social and material inequality. Students will examine the relation of gender to universal human rights as well as diverse experiences of trauma. In addition, students will have the opportunity to consider the role of social work practice in both reifying gender as well as contesting related forms of inequality and injustice.