21A.102 Ethnic and National Identity

Class Info

An introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. Students explore the history of nationalism, focusing on ideologies about the nation-state, and look at the ways gender, religious and racial identities intersect with ethnic and national ones. Ethnic conflict is examined, along with the emergence of social movements based on identity, in particular indigenous rights movements and the ways culture can become highly politicized. Finally, students discuss the effects of globalization, migration, and transnational institutions.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.102 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by Staff.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Fall 2012 Subject Evaluations, 21A.102 was rated 5.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Undergraduate Subjects site or on the 21A.102 Stellar site.

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