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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 06, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOCL 2900 - Introduction to Social Justice Studies

Hours: 3
We live in a world of rising global insecurity, enduring wars, unprecedented environmental degradation, increasing human rights concerns, and intensifying inequality. Nations, multinational corporations, communities and groups variously struggle to cope with and address these problems. Amidst this upheaval, the global study of social justice and non-violence is proliferating. Exploring the theoretical underpinnings of justice studies as well as analyzing the social action, and reaction, it influences worldwide. Past and current research, and practice, on critical and effective approaches to social justice and advocacy. Systemic barriers and challenges to social justice, organizational and community development, and human rights and social justice strategy frameworks. May include guest speakers, service learning, team projects and/or fieldwork.