Ethnic Identity and Social Stratification

BSANTH220 - Ethnic Identity and Social Stratification

Credits: 3

This course is an introductory study of ethnic and racial identities – their meanings and functions – as they relate to the culturally diverse and socially stratified U.S. society. Students will explore the relationship between ethnic and racial identities and social stratification from different theoretical and personal perspectives. The course will assist students in developing their own perspective on several matters of social policy and debate, such as racial profiling, affirmative action, immigration, diversity-training programs and reparations.