SOCI 037C. Racial Geographies

This course considers how racially oppressed peoples have imagined and interpreted place in ways that affirm life, foster belonging, expose conflict, and create change. We will consider how the meaning and value of place is always being contested by differently situated social actors. Moreover, we will consider how the loss of place can have destructive implications for collective identity and memory, but can also promote collective action. Course readings will examine processes of forced migration, segregation, urban renewal, gentrification, displacement, and community building.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for BLST
Spring 2021. Evans.
Catalog chapter: Sociology and Anthropology  
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