* WWS 331 / SOC 312 / AAS 317 (SA)
Race and Public Policy
Analyzes the historical construction of race as a concept in American society, how and why this concept was institutionalized publicly and privately in various arenas of U.S. public life at different historical junctures, and the progress that has been made in dismantling racialized institutions since the civil rights era.
Sample reading list:
Fredrickson, George M. 2002, Racism: A Short History
Higginbotham, A.Leon, Jr. 1996, Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of....
Foner, Eric. 1990, A Short History of Reconstruction
Packard, Gerald M. 2003, American Nightmare: The History of Jim Crow
Katznelson, Ira. 2005, When Affirmative Acton Was White: An Untold History of...
Massey, Douglas S. 1993, American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underc
Weekly readings of approximately 150 pages. 20-page paper
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 40%
Papers - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
|40407||L01||11:00 am - 11:50 am||M W||McCormick Hall 101||Enrolled:52 Limit:80|
|P01||1:30 pm - 2:20 pm||M||Robertson Hall 020||Enrolled:15 Limit:15|
|P02||2:30 pm - 3:20 pm||M||Robertson Hall 020||Enrolled:11 Limit:15|
|P03||9:00 am - 9:50 am||T||Robertson Hall 010||Enrolled:11 Limit:15|
|P04||10:00 am - 10:50 am||T||Robertson Hall 010||Enrolled:13 Limit:15|