Don’t forget to include a quote and page number
“‘Aqui estamos y no nos vamos!’ Global capital and immigrant rights”
Answer the following questions. Make sure to provide
t least a
and to make direct references to the readings by providing
a small quote
for each of your answers
. Your paragraph should: 1) answer
the questions directly in your own words, 2) include a small quote to back up your
answer, and 3) provide a short discussion of quote.
Summarize the readings by writing at least one
good size paragraph. Include a
quote for each paragraph. Remember to include the “what, who, when, where, and
why.” (i.e.What is the reading about? Who was involved in this event?)
forget to include a quote and page number.
According to Robinson, what is the connection between
global capitalism and
What does global capita
lism have to do with migration
displacement of workers? Explain.
Don’t forget to include a quote and page
Make a connection to other class readings or to personal experience. What other
class readings can you connect to this text? Can you connect the readings t
personal experience? Consider what you know of history, politics, society, your
community, family, etc.
I took the homework essay topic Sunday night by mistake, here it is again.
La Raza 113 Response Paper / Homework Essay
Your essays must be at least two full pages and be written in proper college essay structure (introduction, clear thesis, supporting points, and conclusion). Your essays should use 12 point font, Times New Roman, 1 inch margin, and double spaced. Began your essay at the very top of the paper. You should include a small quote (no longer than 3 lines) for each of your body paragraphs. Your essay needs to be supported by class readings, do not use outside sources. Essays that are clear, to the point, pay attention to detail and provide relevant examples are those that will receive full credit.
The purpose of this essay is to make an informed prediction on the future of California when Latinos/as become the majority of the state’s population. Your essay should provide an educated and well-thought response to the following question: “What will happen to American identity and society in California when Latinos become half the state’s entire population?” (Hayes-Bautista xv). Be sure to take into account and discuss Hayes-Bautista chapter eight, and his “best-case” or “worst-case” scenarios. When discussing Latino political participation, remember to include non-electoral political participation. You should also discuss the role that ethnic solidarity might play in future Latino/a political participation.
Optional version (1 extra-credit essay point and 30 homework points):
To receive one essay point extra-credit, write at least three full pages and include additional quotes from Lisa Garcia Bedolla’s Latino Politics. In addition to the extra page, and the references to Garcia-Bedolla, you must include and discuss the following terms: Latino civil society, ethnic solidarity, citizenship, culture, identity, efficacy, political engagement, empowerment.
The syllabus for Tuesday and Thursday class has been updated. Please download and print the new version. Remember that I don’t have office hours after 3:30 anymore, but instead I have an online office hours on Fridays from 9:30 to 10:30.
Here are the questions for Garcia Bedolla chapter five.
Ch Five. Cuban Americans: Occupation, Revolution, and Exile Politics
Discuss the contemporary political and economic relationship Cuba has with the
United States.Discuss U.S. foreign policy towards Cuba after the Cuban
Revolution of 1959.Be sure to consider the role of the Cold War.
Discuss how the exile experience and U.S. government support facilitated Cuban
“Gendered Citizenship: Mexican American Women and Grassroots Activism in East Los Angeles, 1986 – 1992.” By Mary Pardo.
Answer the following questions. Make sure to provide a paragraph for each answer (at least four sentences), and to make direct references to the readings by providing a small quote and page number for each of your answers. Your paragraph should: 1) answer the questions directly in your own words, 2) include a small quote to back up your answer, and 3) provide a short discussion of quote.
1) What does Prado mean by “gendered politics”? According to Pardo, how does gender and ethnicity shape political activism? How might gender condition political participation? Explain.
2) How do the Mothers of East L.A. way of doing politics distinguishes itself from electoral politics? How might women’s agency and voice materialize within the context of a patriarchal and anti-democratic system (Church and State)? How can motherhood be re-articulated/constructed as a political and oppositional identity? Explain.
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