This course focuses on race and ethnic relations from local (Hawaii), national, and international perspectives; patterns of race/ethnic relations; and the social, economic, and political problems associated with racial/ethnic conflict.
- Explain why sociologists call race a "social construction".
- Describe examples of racial inequality in the United States.
- Identify examples of racism and microaggressions.
- Apply major sociological perspectives to race/ethnic relations at both the micro and structural level.