20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The module explores the meaning of race in various social and political contexts. It examines how ideas about race help to shape and determine social and political relations and includes considering the part played by ideas about race in forming notions of self and other at the micro and macro levels. It also explores the role of race as a major source of social divisions and aims to show the significance of racism to the reproduction of structural inequalities. Themes explored include theories of racism, multiculturalism, Muslims, racialised identities, immigration, education and criminal justice.

Restrictions on availability: SCS221: This is a similar module to SCS221 therefore you cannot register for SCS2005 if you have taken SCS221 previously.

Staff Contact: Maureen Howard
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work
WebCT resources are available for this module

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