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.
Subfield: American Politics
NOTE: This description is from Fall 2013
"Students who took PS 109L with Professor Hero in Spring 2011 cannot take this course due to the substantial similarity in course content".