PRLS 3215 Mexican Migration and the Chican@/x Experience
3 hours; 3 credits
U.S. Southwest annexation. Historical antecedents including Spanish colonialism, Mexico?s independence, and War with Mexico. Migration, entrepreneurship, labor exploitation, segregation, and deportation. U.S./Mexican drug wars. Communities in 21st century. Chicano movement and identity formation, civil rights, politics and culture. Demographic expansion throughout U.S. Intra-group race, gender, class dynamics.
Prerequisite: Puerto Rican and Latino Studies1001 or Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3203.
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