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Academic Year 2005/2006
The Ethics of Leadership
SOC 312 SP
The course begins with and examines Audre Lorde's claim that "we have no patterns for relating across our human differences as equals." Various models of leadership for creating such patterns and for building community
will be studied. Different kinds of decision making and community action will be examined for their suitability for solving social problems. The course will pursue and explore examples of individual and communal
especially those that initially were not recognized by the mainstream but went on to effect significant changes locally, socially and/or globally. Most important, students will examine, evaluate, and propose their own
plans, and activities for socially responsible and politically effective leadership.
Immanuel Kant, GROUNDWORK OF THE METAPHYSIC OF MORALS
Lao-Tzu, THE WAY OF LIFE
Alice Walker, ANYTHING WE LOVE CAN BE SAVED: A WRITER'S ACTIVISM
Starhawk, DREAMING THE DARK: MAGIC, SEX, & POLITICS
Jain, eds., SPEAKING OF FAITH:
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON WOMEN, RELIGION & SOCIAL CHANGE
Joy Kogawa, OBASAN
Paul Chaat Smith and Robert Allen Warrior, LIKE A HURRICANE: THE INDIAN MOVEMENT FROM ALCATRAZ TO WOUNDED KNEE
Phil Jackson, SACRED
HOOPS: SPIRITUAL LESSONS OF A HARDWOOD
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Leading of discussion, fieldwork, oral presentations, on-going writing assignments.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Exceptions to the prerequisite course will be made if the course is not fully enrolled via Online registration. Any exceptions will be made during the Drop/Add period.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
(SOC311 OR SOC151)
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Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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