CSRE Race and Racism in American Politics
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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Race and Racism in American Politics
School of Humanities & Sciences
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Antidiscrimination : Students interested in a public interest practice should consider taking 1 or more civil rights or discrimination courses analyzing social and political problems from different perspectives. This course offers a perspective from the social sciences.
General course Description:
Topics include the historical conceptualization of race; whether and how racial animus reveals itself and the forms it might take; its role in the creation and maintenance of economic stratification; its effect on contemporary U.S. partisan and electoral politics; and policy making consequences.
Course Style: A Substantive/ Perspective course looks at law from an external or non-traditional standpoint.