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Syllabus Soc 350 2005 Globalizing Solidarity: Fair Trade, Social Justice, And Human Rights Course Delegation To Chiapas, Mexico

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This appendix presents details of full semester preparation course in Sociology and its syllabus. It contains course overview and course schedule. The effects of globalization are being contested and discussed North and South. The course begins by examining the own US policies regarding immigration, racial segregation, racial stereotyping, economic inequality, labor conditions, and human rights. It also acquaints students with the cultural traditions of the Mayan people including their cosmology as revealed in language, art, and architecture, issues of contact during Spanish colonization, and contemporary political, economic, and social issues for the region of Chiapas, Mexico. Then gender, ethnicity, class, and global political economic interests as they intersect in Chiapas in the Mayan village context, as well as on the border of North and South is examined.

Keywords: Chiapas; globalization; human rights; Mexico; social justice



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