Course DescriptionParticipants will explore the book Privilege, Power and Difference by Sociologist, Author and Speaker, Allan G. Johnson, PhD. This book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, the 3rd edition links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it.
By the end of the course participants will:
- Understand how privilege and power work personally and systemically, and how these impact and reinforce each other.
- Understand privilege and power intersect with and manifest through social experiences of race, gender, class, ability, and sexual orientation.
- Be able to identify patterns of resistance and denial of systems of power and privilege.
- Be able to apply what they have learned to create a personal call to action for change around this issue