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Sociology

SOC 114 (US) Race and Ethnic Relations (1)

[Crosslisted with AES 114]

The nature of majority–minority relations in society are explored with a focus on the causes and consequences of prejudice, discrimination and racism, with special attention on the increasing importance of institutionalized racism in contemporary American society. Attention is also paid to how race relations have changed over time and the differences in the experiences of immigrant and racial minorities. Studies on race relations are explored from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Freshmen and Sophomores only.

Mode of Inquiry: Understanding Society

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Hey, Drew