ERIC Number: EJ433635
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Privileged Students about Gender, Race, and Class Oppression.
Bohmer, Susanne; Briggs, Joyce L.
Teaching Sociology, v19 n2 p154-63 Apr 1991
Uses the concept of oppression to teach about gender, race, and class in an introductory social psychology course. Discusses the intersections between them and suggests how issues about oppression can be integrated into the classroom. Directs course toward White, middle-class students who lack a comprehension of societal oppression. (Author/NL)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, College Students, Concept Teaching, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Course Content, Course Organization, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Introductory Courses, Organizations (Groups), Power Structure, Racial Bias, Sex Bias, Social Discrimination, Social Psychology, Social Status, Social Stratification, Social Theories, Social Values, Stereotypes, Womens Studies
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A