Racial and Ethnic Politics|
|Certificates: International Relations|
This course is a historical and contemporary examination of the role of race in American politics and the political behavior of African Americans, Asian Americans, and Latinos in the U.S. Topics will include, but are not limited to, racialization and the persistence of racial segregation in the 21st century, racial and ethnic group identities and consciousness in shaping minority political attitudes and behavior, challenges of minority representation, the role of race in campaigns, and the complex relationship between minorities and America's two major political parties.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
McClain, Paula and Joseph Stewart, Jr. 2013. CAN WE ALL GET ALONG? RACIAL AND ETHNIC MINORITIES IN AMERICAN POLITICS, 6d. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two exams, one covering the first half of the course and another covering the second half, and two research papers.
|Instructor(s): Velez,Yamil Ricardo Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: PAC001; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 9||JR major: 9|| || |
|Seats Available: 3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 3||FR: X|
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