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