PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS TO GUIDE YOUR PRE-THINKING/PRE-REAIDNG BLOG. YOU DO NOT NEED TO RESPOND TO ALL OF THEM, BUT USE THEM AS A WAY TO GET YOU THINKING ABOUT THE CONTENT BEFORE YOU DO THE READINGS.
What is your understanding of what Ethnic Studies is? How might it differ or be the same as other academic disciplines such as Sociology, Anthropology or Political Science?
Why do you think that Ethnic Studies was developed as a discipline? What makes it unique?
Who do you think benefits from Ethnic Studies courses? Do certain groups of students benefit more than others? Why?
You will need to know the following terms to successfully complete the reading. Please research them and include them in your response:
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Please watch the following video that addresses the ban on Ethnic Studies in Arizona. The respond to the following questions:
Why is the state of Arizona, and some other states and school districts, considering banning Ethnic Studies?
What might be some of the reasons that there is a debate over whether Ethnic Studies should be taught?
Which groups may be resistant to the teaching of Ethnic Studies? Why? Which groups may be in favor? Why?