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PRLS 2505: Latinxs in the Criminal Justice Complex (Ortíz-Minaya): Week 1: Methodology and Populations

Professor Reynaldo Ortíz-Minaya's OER
Methodology and Populations

Required Readings


  1. Freire, P. (2000). Pedagogy of the oppressed (30th anniversary ed.). New York: Continuum. (chapter 2) (pp. 71-86)
  2. Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples by Linda Tuhiwai Smith, 1st Edition. Moorpark, CA: Cram101 Inc., [2013], pages 42-78
  3. Rodríguez, Havid́́án, Rogelio Saenz, and Cecilia Menjívar. Latina/Os in the United States. New York: Springer, 2008: Theoretical and Methodological Issues of Latina/o Research, Nestor Rodríguez, pages 3-18
  4. Alexander, M. (2012). The New Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness. The New Press, Chapters 1-4.
  5. Sentencing Project (2013). Report of the sentencing project to the united nations human rights committee regarding racial disparities in the united states criminal justice system

Quote from Desmound Tutu, Illustration by Alice Skinner,

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