Gender Equality and Social Justice (GEND) - Transforming Harm: Case Studies in Transformative Justice

GEND 2246  Transforming Harm: Case Studies in Transformative Justice


Any 18 credits completed






Students examine the principles and practices of Transformative Justice through case studies. Students learn how social justice advocates – especially those working with an analysis of intersecting gender, race, and economic injustices – both critique dominant institutions (such as law, prisons, medicine, psychiatry, government, capitalist economies, media), and create community-based alternatives to responding to the harm associated with these institutions. Students explore emphasis placed on coalition and ally-ship building across differently marginalized and advantaged groups.

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