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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: HIS                                     Course Number: 214                                    
Course Title: Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States
Subject: History
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


A social history of immigration and ethnicity that focuses on topics such as immigrant institutions, including family, church, community life, unions, gangs, fire companies, saloons, theatres, social mobility, and the role of ethnicity and class responses to the immigrant "problem," including assimilation, nativism, racism, and restriction; immigrant ghettos and boss rule; changing immigrant stereotypes; work experience; labor violence, and the methods of social control.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and sophomore standing or above.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: