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GWS 395 DVB - Intermediate Topics GWS - Policing Latinx (Im)migrant Co

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same term to a maximum of 9 hours; may be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 12 hours.

Special Instructions:

This course will be using platform: Moodle Topic: Policing Latinx (Im)migrant Communities With current mobilization to abolish police and ICE, this course will provide students with the context of how contemporary policies emerged out of key historical episodes that have shaped and justified policing. We will begin with the formation of the US-Mexico border, turn to urban policing, and end with the rise of crimmigration. While the focus is on Latinx communities the course will take a relational race approach to attend to the ways policing Latinx communities has developed in tandem with other ethnic communities. The course also will center the ways gender and sexuality have been central sites of ethnic management. Interdisciplinary course materials from fields such as legal studies, cultural studies, and ethnography, will provide students opportunities to examine the range of actors and institutions involved in policing beyond the police and familiarize students with activists' strat

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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