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Tag Archives: women

A Girl Like Me

A Girl LIke Me

Color is more than skin deep for young African-American women struggling to define themselves.      

Food Justice: Fixing our broken food system

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Hunger is not about not having enough food. It’s about inequalities in access to resources to grow food, it’s about power and distribution. Women, make up the majority of small scale farmers and household food producers in many countries. We … Continue reading

Womens Rights & Human Rights

This course focuses on the definitions of human rights and the ways women’s experiences of human rights violations are gendered. It examines the roles of custom and law, international human rights conventions, the shortcomings of the international human rights structures … Continue reading

Women, Religion, & Human Rights

Women, Religion, and Human Rights Dr. Joan Ferrante Kalamazoo College

Women, States, & NGOs

Women, States, & NGOs: What is the state and where did it come from? Is it necessary? What is the source of state power and how do women, in particular, encounter it? These are some of the questions we will … Continue reading

Women in African History

This course is a thematic exploration of some of the roles women have played in Africa over the last five hundred years. Through broader historical studies as well as individuals’ life stories, we will examine some of the activities and … Continue reading

Feminist Psychology of Women

Feminist Psychology of Women: You are not expected to be a feminist or to espouse a feminist political perspective and my goal will not be to “convert” you to feminism. However, it is difficult to possess a solid grasp of … Continue reading

Women in East Asia

The goal of this course is to help you sharpen your analytic skills in thinking about cultural differences and gender differences while at the same time learning more about the contemporary societies of China, Japan, and Korea. It will be … Continue reading

Women of Color- Gender & Sexualities

Introduction to critical thinking about race, class, gender, and sexuality. Exploring questions of identity and belonging in relation to topics such as the politics of reproduction, butch/femme, the family and the state, colonialism, bisexuality, s/m, interracial relationships, and safe sex, … Continue reading