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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Fall 2005

GOV 312L • Issues and Policies in American Government

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
37550 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
TAY 2.006
Philpot

Course Description

Fulfills second half of legislative requirement for government. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. May be taken for credit only once. This course examines the ways in which the media shape how we think about race. In doing so, this course will first explore the nature and construction of race. Second, it will examine the media establishment and its role in politics. Third, it will apply theories of media norms to explore how racial stereotypes are created and perpetuated. Finally, this course will examine the effects of racialized media images on political processes.

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