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ANTHR 3762 - [Law, Latina/o, Illegality]

(crosslisted) AMST 3762 , LSP 3762  
(CA-AS)      
Fall. Next offered 2018-2019. 4 credits. Student option grading.

V. Santiago-Irizarry.

The Latino experience in the United States may be impinged upon by state regulation and governmentality to a greater extent than for non-Latin@s. Drawing from a theoretical and methodological toolkit developed within the anthropology of law, this course considers how the condition of “illegality” and their constitution as a population “in need” (Flores and Yúdice 1993) shapes individual and collective life among Latin@s and their communities. Although immigration is salient among the issues we will examine, the stress will be on how it articulates with multiple domains to suffuse and inform other processes.



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