PsychologyPSYC142 Psychology of Oppression and Liberation

Provides theoretical frameworks for understanding interlocking systems of oppression from the perspective of the oppressed as well as the oppressor nationally and internationally. Goes beyond mainstream (traditional) psychology and emphasizes critical psychological perspectives that include micro- and macro-level theories of oppression; importance of ideology in oppressive systems; and theories of social change and liberation across contexts.


Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100 or feminist studies, sociology, community studies, or politics majors