POL 339 Race, Religion and Politics

This course focuses on the role of race and religion in the American political landscape, with a specific focus on how race and religion affect individuals in their patterns of political behavior. Possible topics include the nature of racial/cultural/religious prejudice and its effect on political policy preferences and voting patterns, minority representation in Congress, immigration policy attitudes, the role of religion in shaping American public policy, the effect of religion on voting patterns, etc.




POL 120 and POL 130 are recommended.