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Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky
AES 461
Seattle Campus

Comparative Ethnic Race Relations in the Americas

Sketches the ethnoracial systems operating in American society. Studies these systems as systems and examines their institutional and interpersonal dynamics. Compares ethnoracial systems in order to arrive at empirical generalizations about race/ethnorelations in the Americas. Offered: jointly with SOC 461.

Class description

Please see below about readings and course expectations.

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Class assignments and grading

A course reader will be required for purchase. Additional readings will be sent via email, posted in library reserves or via catalyst (collect-it tool). Books required books for purchase will be posted later this summer.

Your overall course grade will draw from some or all of the following: two exams, two short papers, weekly reading responses, and a final paper.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky
Date: 06/14/2011