SOCL 3407: The Immigrant Experience: Ethnicity, Race, and Inequality in America
Lecture - 4 credits
- Presents the sociological study of immigration in the United States.
- Emphasizes the ways U.
- S. institutions (e.g., federal, state and local governments, the legal system, economy, schools, families) have shaped immigrant integration and incorporation and vice versa.
- Presents theories and concepts that explain how experiences of integration and incorporation differ for disparate groups of immigrants and their children due to their associated social categories including race, class, gender, sexuality and citizenship.
- Examines how local and state institutions (Boston and Massachusetts, respectively) have shaped immigrant integration in recent years.
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