2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog 
    
    Dec 09, 2018  
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IIS 050 PZ -Power and Social Change


Institution: Pitzer

Description: “Power to the People!” “Knowledge is power.” What does one mean by power, and how may altering power relations lead to social change? This course will critically examine different theories of power, the relationship between power and violence, and how power can be used to liberate as well as dominate and manipulate. Students will examine works from various interdisciplinary fields and movements, such as Marxism, feminism, postmodernism, anti-colonial and postcolonial movements, and indigenous and grassroots movements.

Prerequisite(s): Please check course schedule for requirements.

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