AAS 303 - Race and Ethnic Relations
Section: 001
Term: FA 2011
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Advisory Prerequisites:
An introductory course in Sociology or AAS 201.
Other Course Info:
(African-American Studies).
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines the central tensions underlying race and ethnic relations. Our focus is primarily on intergroup relations in America, though we will devote some attention to ethnic conflict beyond the borders of the United States. For more than sixty years, sociologists have preoccupied themselves with the study of intergroup relations, assimilation, and racial and ethnic conflict. Indeed these issues have grown more complex and nuanced as the United States becomes more racially and ethnically diverse. Our goal is to develop an appreciation for the social forces that facilitate or impede intergroup relations. We will devote attention to:

  1. theoretical debates in the conceptualization and analysis of race and ethnicity
  2. developing an historical understanding of the social and political meaning of race and ethnicity
  3. understanding how various racial and ethnic groups construct and use their social identity

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AAS 303 - Race and Ethnic Relations
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
27914
Open
21
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
27915
Open
3
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
27916
Open
1
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
27919
Open
2
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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