PRLS 4510 Emerging Realities and Alternatives for Puerto Ricans and Other Latino/as in the United States

3 hours; 3 credits

Demographic and political trends of Latinos in the United States and the impact on Puerto Ricans. Education, labor organizations, public services, economic development, political power, and future challenges to Latino/as. Alternatives for Puerto Ricans in a Caribbean context and the impact of a change in political status of the island upon Puerto Ricans in the United States.

Prerequisite: completion of at least six credits in Puerto Rican and Latino Studies courses or departmental permission.


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