LAW7767 - Critical Identity Theory

LAW7767 - Critical Identity Theory

Course Number: 

7767

Type: 

Seminar

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite(s):

none

This course examines the interplay between law and various axes of identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, and disability status. Students in this seminar will analyze how legal definitions and legal rights (or the lack of rights) affect the construction of individual and group identities. Requirements include: (1) written reflections on the weekly readings, and (2) a term paper.