PRLS 3215 Mexican Migration and the Chican@/x Experience

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PR&LS 23.
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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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