Latinos and the U.S. Political System

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4
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166
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71838
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Course Description: 

The course provides a critical and analysis of the political circumstances, political behavior, and the activities and consequences of Latinos   ( or 'Hispanics') within the governmental and political system of the United States.     Latinos became the nation's largest minority group in 2005 and are also the largest minority group in U.S. elementary/secondary schools.   For these and other reasons the situation of Latinos has broad social and political significance.

The course falls under the American Politics subfield

Requirements: 

"Students who took PS 109L with Professor Hero in Spring 2011 cannot take this course due to the substantial similarity in course content".

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