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|SOCI 180 - Latinos/Latinx in the U.S.|
This course is an interdisciplinary and comparative study of the experience of the various populations of Hispanic/Latin American descent in the United States, and their contributions through an exploration of their history, culture, institutions and social conditions. The course will focus on the experience of conquest, colonialism, immigration, racialization, and social inequality among Cubans, Dominicans, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans and other groups from Central and South America that make up the Latino/Latinx population in the United States. The course will examine the Latino/Latinx experience through the lens of various topics, including civil rights, identity construction, media representations, gender & sexuality, economics, education, civic & political participation and technology. We will also explore the timely subject of immigration and its social, economic and political implications, which is central to the lived experience a large segment of the Latino/Latinx population.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
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