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Patrick L Rivers
POL S 315
Seattle Campus

Black Identities and Political Power

Relates the deployment of political power within institutions to shifting racial identities. Shows how racial identities both reflect and inflect relations of domination and resistance within and between cultures in the black diaspora. Prerequisite: either AES 150, AFRAM 150, AFRAM 201, or POL S 201. Offered: jointly with AFRAM 315.

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Description: Relates the deployment of political power within institutions to shifting racial identities. Shows how racial identities both reflect and inflect relations of domination and resistance within and between cultures in the black diaspora. Prerequisite: AES 150, AFRAM 150, AFRAM 201, or POL S 201.

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Last Update by Suman C. Chhabra
Date: 02/04/2005