Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Introduces Chicano/Latino social, political, and economic status in the United States. Includes an examination of the political and economic structure, organization and U.S. society, and the status and class position of various Chicano/Latino groups. Also includes a demographic profile and overview of current social issues. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test sores. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates Materials
27344 Web 03-Apr-2017 thru 17-Jun-2017 Textbooks for CRN 27344
Instructor: Jonathan A Ortiz
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact the department at 971-722-7327.

Course details: CRN 27344

Course materials


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Required Texts: 

Gutiérrez, David. The Columbia History of Latinos in the United States Since 1960. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004. Internet resource. (This Book is available to check out as an eBook through the PCC library, you do not need to purchase it.)

Rodriguez, Richard. Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez. New York: Dell Publishing, 2005. Print.

Tobar, Héctor. The Tattooed Soldier. New York: Picador,1998. Print.

Web course information

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