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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Executive Training: Evaluating Social Programs

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This five-day program on evaluating social programs will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step training for conducting one's own...

Big Data and Social Physics

from edX (Free)

Understanding big data, how to use it to improve companies, cities, and government, and best-practice for privacy

Feminist Inquiry: Strategies for Effective Scholarship

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This course investigates theories and practices of feminist inquiry across a range of disciplines. Feminist research involves rethinking disciplinary assumptions and methodologies,...

Feminist Thought

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This course analyzes theories of gender and politics, especially ideologies of gender and their construction. Also discussed are definitions of public and private spheres, gender...

Gender and Media Studies: Women and the Media

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This course examines representations of race, class, gender, and sexual identity in the media. We will be considering issues of authorship, spectatorship, (audience) and the ways...

Gender and Technology

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This course considers a wide range of issues related to the contemporary and historical use of technology, the development of new technologies, and the cultural representation of...

Gender, Health, and Society

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

Gender, Power, Leadership and the Workplace

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

The course will focus primarily on contemporary discourses concerning gender inequality. Most of the readings assigned will be recent articles published in U.S. and British media...

Gender, Power, Leadership, and the Workplace

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This course will provide students with an analytic framework to understand the roles that gender, race, and class play in defining and determining access to leadership and power in...

Gender, Race, and the Complexities of Science and Technology: A Problem-Based Learning Experiment

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

What can we learn about science and technology–and what can we do with that knowledge? Who are "we" in these questions?–whose knowledge and expertise gets...

Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary field that asks critical questions about the meanings of sex and gender in society. The...

Issues of Representation: Women, Representation, and Music in Selected Folk Traditions of the British Isles and North America

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This subject investigates the special relation of women to several musical folk traditions in the British Isles and North America. Throughout, we will be examining the implications...

Reproductive Politics in the United States

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

In this seminar, we will explore the significance of struggles over reproductive rights in the United States. Throughout the course, we will ask such questions as: What is...

Screen Women: Body Narratives in Popular American Film

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

Using film and related popular media as our texts, this course will examine how screen "embodiments" of the woman visualize ideologies of discipline and desire in a...

Sexual and Gender Identities

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in film and literature. We begin...

Special Topics in Women & Gender Studies Seminar: Latina Women's Voices

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

This course will explore the rich diversity of women's voices and experiences as reflected in writings and films by and about Latina writers, filmmakers, and artists. Through close...

Studies in Women's Life Narratives: Interrogating Marriage: Case Studies in American Law and Culture

from MIT OpenCourseware (Free)

Is marriage a patriarchal institution? Much feminist scholarship has characterized it that way, but now in the context of the recent Massachusetts Supreme Court decision legalizing...

The Challenges of Global Poverty

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A course for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty.