Explore how class, gender, and racial inequalities shape our personal and social worlds in this elearning hosted by Wellesley College. The course can be taken at anytime, and is self-paced. The course is estimated to take around 8-12 hours total, and is free of charge. For $49, participants can obtain a certificate of achievement,
This sociology course introduces you to core concepts of class, gender, and racial inequality, and an approach to studying complex forms of inequality called intersectionality. Featuring interviews with top scholars and discussion of the full-length award winning documentary, China Blue, which follows the life of a young seventeen-year-old worker from Sichuan province, to a Chinese jeans factory, this course will transform your perspective on yourself and others.
What you’ll learn:
- Sociological theories of class and gender
- A global historical understanding of race and racism
- Application of sociological theory to specific cases