Study Guide Exam 1 - Exam Thursday October 15th The exam will focus on the class lectures and the following readings Week 1-2(8\/24-9\/4 What is Race

Study Guide Exam 1 - Exam Thursday October 15th The...

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Exam: Thursday, October 15th. The exam will focus on the class lectures and the following readings: Week 1-2 (8/24-9/4): What is Race? The Making and Unmaking of Race Omi and Winant. “The Theory of Racial Formation.” from Racial Formation in the United States . Third Edition, 2015. o How Omi and Winant understand racial formation in relation to the two schools of thought they work against o How hegemony works in relation to race Alexander, Michelle. Introduction o What she's ultimately trying to argue in her book o Why does she call incarceration the New Jim Crow? Howard Zinn. The Politics of History . Chapter 3. o How does Zinn think we should read history? o Is history only a story in the past with no affect on the present? Why or why not? Week 3-5 (9/7-9/25): History, Slavery, Imperialism, Neo-Colonialism, Immigration and the “American Dream” Alexander, Chapter 1 o Why does Alexander use the term caste? o the general shift from Jim Crow to Mass Incarceration

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