11.152[J] The Ghetto: From Venice to Harlem


Class Info

Provides an in-depth look at a modern institution of oppression: the ghetto. Uses literature to examine ghettoization over time and across a wide geographical area, from Jews in Medieval Europe to African-Americans and Latinos in the 20th-century United States. Also explores segregation and poverty in the urban "Third World."

This class has no prerequisites.

11.152[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Wilder.

This class counts for a total of 3 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Spring 2013 Subject Evaluations, 11.152[J] was rated 6.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 11.152 Class Site site.

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