Social Justice

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to

  • Apply concepts and theories of social justice at macro-, meso-, and micro-levels in agricultural institutions and explain the role of these institutions within the larger social structure.
  • Articulate the dynamics of privilege and oppression (at individual, group, and systems levels including the dynamics of dominant and subordinated groups) in terms of impact on agricultural and food systems and resources.
  • Recognize multiple ways of knowing, foreground subjugated knowledge, and exercise critical consciousness to create a more ecological and sustainable world.
  • Implement strategies for creating sustainable food systems based on social justice and democratic decision-making that sustain human communities and environments.
  • Work with diverse stakeholders (communities, agencies, institutions) to address and solve social justice problems in food systems.

Approved Courses

  • College Access in Policy, Practice, and Research (RESEV 620)
  • Critical Issues in Qualitative Inquiry (RESEV 680)
  • Critical Race Theory in Education (EL PS 624)
  • Current Issues in Native North America (AM IN/ANTHR 532)
  • Decolonizing Praxis (EL PS 622)
  • Ecofeminism (ENV S/W S 320)
  • Education for Social Justice (EL PS 620)
  • Feminist Philosophy (PHIL/W S 338)
  • Gender and Sexuality in Education (EL PS 625)
  • Organizational Behavior (MGMT 502)
  • Pedagogies of Dissent (EL P/W S 621)
  • Professional Responsibility in Business and Society (MGMT 503)
  • Social Justice and Planning (C R P 560X)
  • Social Justice and Social Change in Education (EL PS 626)
  • Women and Development (W S 535)