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American University Catalog 2016-2017 
American University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU-280 Social Justice and Urban Education (3)

This course provides an analysis of the nature and impact of race and class on social justice issues in urban education. Emphasis is placed on how urban schools have served as vehicles of oppression and opportunity for social groups in our society. Students also consider the political ideologies, theories, classroom properties and structures within these spaces. The class uses a critical pedagogy framework to analytically interrogate the relationship between education and social justice and to critically unpack the theories and practices within urban education.