Course Catalog Description: The course examines family and gender issues as they relate to the Chicanoa/o community in the United States. Topics will include Chicana/o family roles and structure, cultural values, experiences that influence and challenge families, gender roles and expectations.
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Identify key factors in Chicana/o family and gender development, including cultural values, socioeconomic status, and historical and political contexts.
- Identify and analyze experiences that influence and challenge Chicana/o families, gender roles and expectations.
- Develop compelling and logical arguments for class discussion and writing assignments, based on course readings and discussions.
- Provide evidence in written form for the above-mentioned compelling and logical arguments.
- Interpret, understand, and engage literary works within cultural, social and historic contexts.
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