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Course Schedule:

Caveat:The course schedule and procedures may change as the course progresses.

Day & Date

Lecture/Discussion Topic

Thurs, 2/3


Thurs, 2/10

Why do people care about justice?

Thurs, 2/17

Why do people care about groups?

Thurs, 2/24


Thurs, 3/1

Relative Deprivation

Thurs, 3/10

Distributive Justice
We will meet in computer lab, Stevenson 2044, 8:00 - 9:00 am

Thurs, 3/17

Procedural justice
Final Paper: Topic Description Due

Thurs, 3/24

Retributive Justice

Thurs, 3/31 NO CLASS
Thurs, 4/7

Health and attitudes toward inequity

Thurs, 4/14

Victims' reactions to injustice
Final Paper: Annotated bibliography due

Thurs, 4/21


Thurs, 4/28


Thurs, 5/5

Perpetrators' reactions to injustice
Final Paper: Summary of course material due

Thurs, 5/12

Societal reactions to injustice

Thurs, 5/19

Culture and morality
Final paper: First draft due

Thurs, 5/26

Final paper due


Heather Smith, Ph.D.
Stevenson 2089

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