Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


ETH-112 - Understanding Violence in America (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course explores the history of violence as relates to the United States of America. It will examine the violence used against Africans, Native Americans, Latinos, and the Chinese in the settlement of America. Periodical use of violence to achieve national goals will also be explored. Violence taught in games, movies and television will be examined, as will violence in nursery rhymes and children's stories. Particular attention will be paid to violence against ethnic groups. Alternative strategies to violence will also be explored.


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