FINAL EXAM DAY - FINAL EXAM DAY\/TIME December 16th 8-11am in PFA Theater Hearst Annex(Where weve had lecture all semester Bring Blue Books pens etc Exam

FINAL EXAM DAY - FINAL EXAM DAY/TIME December 16th 8-11am...

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FINAL EXAM DAY/TIME December 16 th – 8-11am in PFA Theater, Hearst Annex, (Where we’ve had lecture all semester) – Bring Blue Books, pens, etc. Exam will have 3 questions, from the 5 included on the study sheet… Students MUST answer all 3 Questions and Answers - Layout of the Final? – Cumulative, with emphasis on second half of the semester. However, some questions will ask you to think across the whole semester (e.g. Question 4, 5) - Avoid conversations that jump from 1598 to 1984, long duree answers are hard to substantiate, connect - What is your supporting evidence for the answers? Start structuring what you will be using as examples for each answer. Include quotes on your study sheet if that helps. - Prepare format for each essay, make sure you have enough blue books - 3 hour exam, 1 hour per question…within that time, you can write an outline, bullet points, whatever helps you approach your essay - FOR QUESTION 1: o Based mostly on Lecture o What years did we define structured racism as being particularly prominent? 1945-1970s o Dismantling of legal racism, segregation, etc o Creating of ‘color blind racism’, excluding based on race without talking about race (Racism without Racists) o “Post-Jim Crow”
o 1970s as key moment in Color Blind Racism, at a global level as well o Mae Ngai will help with this answer, as well as Lecture, Bonilla Silva, and Vargas reading o Specific to black communities in western US…key moment? Watts Riots/Rebellions o “Maturation of the Urban Ghetto” (Vargas) Racialized space in relation to suburbs, de facto segregation, site of criminality, under/development o Economic shifts are significant to this question – jobs, work, housing, globalization, suburbanization, deindustrialization o Examples? Prop 13? – Maybe to end, to conclude Missies and social services? – connect to 1950s and 60s War on Poverty…Welfare, and stigma of black life…“Culture of Poverty” argument You are encouraged to include examples from different categories (economic, social, political, etc.) o Make sure to begin by answering each part of the question What is structured racism?

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