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Learners will deepen their understanding and appreciation of ways in which race, ethnicity and cultural diversity have shaped American institutions, ideology, law, and social relationships from the colonial era to the present. Race and ethnicity are ideological and cultural categories that include all groups and individuals. Hence, this course is designed in significant part to take a broad look at the ideology of race and cultural diversity in America’s past and present. The primary focus is on the historical and social relationships among European Americans, Native Americans, African Americans, Latino/as, and Asian/Pacific Americans. Issues of race and ethnicity are examined across different ethno-cultural traditions in order to interweave diverse experiences into a larger synthesis of the meaning of race and ethnicity in American life. In this course, we conceive of “race” and “diversity” as references to the entire American population, even as we recognize that different groups have unique historical experiences resulting in distinctive and even fundamental cultural differences. We treat race and ethnicity as dynamic, complex ideological and cultural processes that shape all social institutions, belief systems, inter-group relationships, and individual experiences....
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Introduction to Concepts of Race and Identity

This module introduces the concept of "race," and begins to address the use of the concept in the United States. It also explores both fears and opportunities raised by the realities of racial and ethnic diversity....
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6 видео (всего 27 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video6 видео
1.2 Exploring Attitudes to Race and Identity4мин
1.3 What Is Race?2мин
1.4 Race and American Identity3мин
1.5 Fear of Multiethnic Democracy4мин
1.6 Social and Economic Benefits of a Diverse Democracy3мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Supplementary Readings and Videos10мин

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Historical Legacies of Race in the United States

This module begins to address in greater detail a number of specific issues in the context of the United States: the legacy of slavery in the case of African Americans, the position of native Americans post colonization, and the particular circumstances of Asian American immigrants. These examples raise further complexity in the understanding of race and ethnicity....
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9 видео (всего 50 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video9 видео
2.2 Race in the Foundation of American Society8мин
2.3 Slavery as an Economic and Political System, and its Abolition8мин
2.4 Racial Exclusion for Asians and Native Americans4мин
2.5 Revisiting “Race” as a Socio-historical Construction6мин
2.6 Race and Immigration4мин
2.7 Practices of Racial Subordination8мин
2.8 Laws and Customs Based on Race2мин
2.9 Past Is Prologue2мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Further Reading10мин

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Legacies of Race and Racism Today

The course now turns in this third module to the complex lived realities of race and ethnic diversity in contemporary American society. Among the issued explored include geographical segregation and racial bias....
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6 видео (всего 43 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video6 видео
3.2 How Race Is Lived in America (1)11мин
3.3 How Race Is Lived in America (2)10мин
3.4 Geographical Segregation Today5мин
3.5 Implicit Racial Bias7мин
3.6 Facing the Future2мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Supplementary Resources: How Race is Lived in America10мин

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Race and Ethnicity in American Social Institutions

The course concludes in this fourth module with an investigation of institutional racism, systemic social inequalities, and patterns of discrimination. ...
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5 видео (всего 44 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video5 видео
4.2 Social Disparities of Race and Ethnicity9мин
4.3 Identifying Discrimination in Everyday Social Practice10мин
4.4 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Wealth and Income7мин
4.5 Inequalities in Education and Housing9мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Supplementary Resources: Institutional Racism10мин
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автор: MGFeb 8th 2018

I think is a course that everyone living in actual society need to take to widening their world and reject prejudgment.

Преподаватель

James D. Anderson

Edward William and Jane Marr Gutsgell Professor of Education
Education Policy, Organization and Leadership

О University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs. ...

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