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Gson 248 - International Relations in America
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TOURO COLLEGE New York School of Career and Applied Studies Syllabus Department Sociology Course Title Intergroup Relations in America Course Number GSO248 Prerequisites GSO121 Credit Hours 3 Developer J Sodden Abbott Katz Date of Last Update December 2003 Course Description This interdisciplinary analysis of the social psychological and cultural aspects of race and ethnicity canvasses theories of prejudice and their effect on intergroup relations as well as male female relations in light of contemporary theories of social structure the learning process and individual development Includes brief history of the experiences of different racial and ethnic groups in the United States Course Developmental Objectives To foster a richer understanding and appreciation of our students own heritages and a respect for the heritage of others and to work towards more harmonious relationships between different groups particularly in the greater New York metropolitan community to enhance critical thinking and foster communication skills Course Institutional Objectives To foster a richer understanding and appreciation of our students own heritages and a respect for the heritage of others and to work towards more harmonious relationships between different groups particularly in the greater New York metropolitan community to enhance critical thinking and foster communication skills Course Content Basic Theoretical Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity Minority majority groups defined how minority status is imposed and responded to possibilities for mitigating prejudice and discrimination in America Ethnicity and Religion in the United States The various anti movments e g the anti Catholic Chinese and Japanese campaigns and reactive bars to immigration and naturalization illegal immigration and refugees nascent ethnic consciousness religious pluralism 1 Diverse Groups in the US Native Americans African Americans Chicanos Puerto Ricans the multifarious Asian American groups Jews Cubans and Russians non ethnic minorities e g women the elderly homosexuals Hardware Software Materials Requirements None required video materials available upon request Course Requirements Text reading assignments Regular punctual attendance Class participation Short research paper Midterm exam Final exam Grading Guidelines Students liable for grade penalty for excessive lateness Methodology Lecture and class discussion Assigned oral presentations about a particular ethnic group Collection of news items about intergroup relations Course Texts Schaefer Richard T Racial and Ethnic Groups 8th Ed Harper Collins College Publishers 1996 Bibliography Alba Richard A ed 1985 Ethnicity and Race in the U S A New York Rutledge Allen James Paul and Eugene James Turner 1988 We the People An Atlas of America s Ethnic Diversity New York Macmillan Banks James A ed Cherry A McGee Banks associate editor Handbook Of Research On Multicultural Education New York Macmillan Pub London Prentice Hall International 1995 Blauner Bob 1989 Black Lives White Lives Three Decades of Race Relations in America Berkeley Univ of California Press Daniels Roger 1990 A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American life New York Harper Perennial B nai Brith New York Human Relations Catalogue Daniels Roger 1988 Asian America Chinese and Japanese in the United States Since 1850 Seattle Univ of Washington Press Fitzpatrick Joseph P 1987 Puerto Rican Americans The Meaning of Migration to the Mainland 2nd ed Englewood Cliffs NJ Prentice Hall Dillard Angela D 1965 Guess Who s Coming to Dinner Now Multicultural Conservatism in America New York New York University Press 2001 Dinnerstein Leonard Uneasy At Home Antisemitism And The American Jewish Experience New York Columbia University Press 1987 2 Ellison Ralph W Invisible Man Vintage Books 1995 Foner Nancy ed 1987 New Immigrants in New York New York Columbia Univ Press Franklin John Hope and Alfred A Moss Jr 1988 From Slavery to Freedom A History of Negro Americans 6th ed New York Alfred A Knopf Glazer Nathan Daniel Patrick Moyhihan Beyond the Melting Pot The Negroes Puerto Ricans Jews Italians and Irish of New York City Cambridge Mass MIT Press 1976 Herberg Will 1983 Protestant Catholic Jew An essay in American Religious Sociology rev ed Chicago Univ of Chicago Press Horowitz Donald L 1985 Ethnic Groups in Conflict Berkeley Univ of California Press Kephart William M and William M Zellner 1991 Extraordinary Groups The Sociology of Unconventional life Styles 4th ed New York St Martins Press Kitano Harry H l and Roger Daniels 1988 Asian Americans Emerging Minorities Englewood Cliffs NJ Prentice Hall Miller Randall M ed 1980 The Kaleidoscopic Lens How Hollywood Views Ethnic Groups Englewood Cliffs NJ Jerome S Ozer Mirande Alfredo 1985 The Chicano Experience An Alternative Perspective Notre Dame Ind Univ of Notre Dame Press Moore Joan and Harry Pachon 1985 Hispanics in the United States Englewood Cliffs NJ Prentice Hall Perlmutter Philip 1991 Divided We Fall A History of Ethnic Religious and Racial Prejudice in America Ames Iowa State Univ Press Pinkney Alfonso 1987 Black Americans 3rd ed Englewood Cliffs NJ Prentice Hall Rose Peter I ed Interminority Affairs In The U S Pluralism At The Crossroads Thousand Oaks Calif Sage Periodicals Press 1993 Sampson Edward E Dealing With Differences an Introduction to the Social Psychology of prejudice Fort Worth TX Harcourt College Publishers 1999 Sapiro Virginia 1986 Women in American Society Palo Alto CA Mayfield Sklare Marshall ed 1982 Understanding American Jewry New Brunswick NJ Transaction Books Smelser Neil J William Julius Wilson and Faith Mitchell eds America becoming Racial Trends and Their Consequences Washington D C National Academy Press 2001 Snipp C Matthew 1989 American Indians The First of This Land New York Russell Sage Foundation Steinberg Stephen The Ethnic Myth Race Ethnicity And Class In America Steinberg Edition 1st ed New York Atheneum 1981 Susser Ida and Thomas C Patterson eds Cultural Diversity in the United States a Critical Reader Malden Mass Blackwell 2001 Sutton Constance R and Elsa M Chaney 1987 Caribbean Life in New York City New York Center for Migration Studies of New York Inc Turner John et al 1981 The Ku Klux Klan A History of Racism and Violence Montgomery AL Southern Poverty Law Center Wilson William J 1987 The Truly Disadvantaged The Inner City The Underclass and Public Policy Chicage Univ of Chicago Press West Cornel LuAnn Walther eds Race Matters


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