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POLISC 290 - Ethnic, Gender, and Class Politics - Razmig Shirinian

Course:Ethnic, Gender, and Class Politics
Professor:Razmig Shirinian
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 8 Week


Welcome to Political Science 290. This course is primarily designed and will be useful for students who are interested in social sciences. I have organized the syllabus around Rothenberg and Accomando’s book Race, Class, and Gender in the United States, and focused on the social construction of difference and institutionalized hierarchies.

Course Description

The goal of this course is to provide an understanding of the “natural” human differences and the ways in which race, gender, and class have been socially constructed in the United States. It will also examine some theories, research findings, and policies about ethnic and gender politics. The readings and discussions should provide the necessary and basic information, a framework, and some resources for further exploration to enrich students’ knowledge and satisfy their curiosity about the long and complex set of political traditions in class, ethnic, and gender issues.

What to Expect in this Course



Types of Assessments

- Three Critical Response short papers                                         

- Five Discussion Questions and Participation                               

- Two Mid-Term Essay Exams                                                    

- A Final Essay Exam                                       

Textbook Information

All readings are from Rothenberg and Accomando’s book Race, Class, and Gender in the United States, 11th edition.

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Last updated: 09/06/2022 Sub#: 1483