Academics: Chicana/Chicano Studies Courses

Race and Environmental Justice (CH ST 179A)

Sandoval. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Provides an introduction to the topics of environmental inequality and environmental justice. Of particular interest is how race is implicated in the unequal exposure of populations to environmental pollution and in the social movements developed to address environmental inequality.

The Brown/Black Metropolis (CH ST 171)

Armbruster-Sandoval. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Traces the transition of Browns/Blacks from a rural urban population and examines trends in family size, language, usage, segregation and social inequality. Issues of urban decay and community conflict are also examined.