AAS 303 - Race and Ethnic Relations
Section: 001
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
An introductory course in Sociology or AAS 201.
Other Course Info:
(African-American Studies).
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)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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ISBN: 0375727752
Honky, Author: Dalton Conley., Publisher: Vintage Books 12. [print 2001
ISBN: 0486480402
Black no more : being an account of the strange and wonderful workings of science in the Land of the Free, A.D. 1933-1940, Author: George S. Schuyler., Publisher: Dover 1st Dover
ISBN: 0520251164
Blue-chip Black race, class, and status in the new Black middle class, Author: Karyn R. Lacy, Publisher: Univ. of California Press [Online-Au 2007
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