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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Sociology (SOC)
Race Relations
Race Relations
Fall 2015
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Systematic analysis of race relations and inequality, primarily in the United States. Topics include current status and recent trends in inequality, the institutional and organizational patterning of discrimination, the structure of racial attitudes, theoretical perspectives on race relations, and selected policy issues.   
This course will examine contemporary issues of institutional racism in American society and their origins and explore ways in which to most effectively address them today. As a result of completing this course, students will: 1. Analyze the ways in which institutional racism is embedded in our society. 2. Evaluate existing institutional policies/practices for their production of racially disparate outcomes. 3. Apply this knowledge to the promotion of institutional policies/practices that engender more racially equitable outcomes. 4. Create a sense of responsibility as citizens of the society to pursue needed policy changes.
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jbb (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 01:44:22 GMT): Rollback: Please add CCAS boilerplate to syllabus.
twilson (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 21:32:42 GMT): Rollback: Please revise syllabus and resubmit
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