Title

Politicizing Sociology through a Bill of Rights Learning Module

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-2009

Abstract

The exercise described in this article was designed to help students reflect on their existing political beliefs and gauge the way acting on these beliefs may sway the alloca tion of social resources. It is intended help students move nascent perspectives on is sues of social justice into more firmly held stances. The innovative aspect of this exer cise is that it removes the professor from being in the role of "moral authority" as it asks students to identify fundamental human rights and the types of resources an affluent society

Publication Name

Teaching Sociology

Volume Number

37

First Page

177

Last Page

187

Issue Number

2