Students study historical and contemporary realities of race, class, gender, health, welfare, and human rights in South Africa. This dynamic society provides unique opportunities to study the challenges and successes of inclusion, respect, restitution, and reconciliation in the post-Apartheid era. Students travel to three regions and meet with scholars, activists, and practitioners in a variety of settings. Special emphasis is on the situations of women, children, and families. Offered periodically during Interim. Counts toward Africa and the Americas and family studies concentrations and race and ethnic studies major and concentration. Prerequisite: one course in political science, sociology/anthropology, social work, economics, psychology, family studies, or women's and gender studies.
Counts Toward Majors: Race and Ethnic Studies, Social Studies Education
Counts Toward Concentrations: Africa and the Americas, Africa/African Diaspora, International Relations, Race and Ethnic Studies
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