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Black Lives Matter (Coursera)

Aug 9th 2021
Black Lives Matter (Coursera)
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The #BlackLivesMatter movement is the most significant political movement in African American life in the United States in the last fifty years. BLM leaders denounced anti-black racism, white supremacy, and police brutality and reshaped how we think about gender, sexuality, social justice, economic injustice, and crime. [...]
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Anti-Racism I (Coursera)

Anti-Racism I is an introduction to the topic of race and racism in the United States. The primary audience for this course is anyone who is interested in learning about race/racism in the US who has never taken a course in critical race or ethnic studies or affiliated fields [...]
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Privacy in the USA (Coursera)

Aug 9th 2021
Privacy in the USA (Coursera)
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After having followed Privacy in the Western world you have become acquainted with the overall global legal system and the origins of privacy as a concept as well as privacy as a (human) right. This course deals with the American legal system to protect privacy. In the USA privacy [...]
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Introduction to Contemporary Geopolitics (Coursera)

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will offer the participants an introduction into contemporary geopolitics, starting from the origins of classical geopolitics and continuing the discussion with the deep analysis of the examined country-cases, including the US, Russia, and China.
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Community Awareness: Police Brutality in the U.S. (Coursera)

Aug 2nd 2021
Community Awareness: Police Brutality in the U.S. (Coursera)
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The tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have sparked a wave of renewed protests against police brutality across the United States. These nationwide uprisings have transformed into an intense interest from the public around understanding systemic racism and abuse of power. Millions of Americans and [...]
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America Through Foreign Eyes (Coursera)

The United States has always been a source of fascination — both attraction and repulsion — for the people of France, Mexico, China, and African countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, and Sudan. "America Through Foreign Eyes" is a rich, interdisciplinary, international course that features Rice University faculty from [...]
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Critical Issues in Urban Education (Coursera)

Jul 26th 2021
Critical Issues in Urban Education (Coursera)
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Urban school reform in the United States is characterized by contentious, politicized debate. This course explores a set of critical issues in the education and educational reform space, with a focus on aspects of the field that have sparked controversy and polarized views. We will dig into these debates, [...]
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Race and Cultural Diversity in American Life and History (Coursera)

Learners will deepen their understanding and appreciation of ways in which race, ethnicity and cultural diversity have shaped American institutions, ideology, law, and social relationships from the colonial era to the present. Race and ethnicity are ideological and cultural categories that include all groups and individuals. Hence, this course [...]
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US-China Relations – What Is at Stake (edX)

In this course you will learn why US-China relations have deteriorated, how the failure of America’s policy of engagement with Beijing has given way to ever-sharper competition in the economic, technology and military spheres, and how this geopolitical contest is likely to play out.
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US-China Relations: Past, Present and Future (edX)

This course will provide an overview of the economic, military, political and cultural dimensions of the rising United States-China geopolitical contest. It will examine the strategic perspectives and mistakes of both countries, and suggest what can be done to prevent further escalation of the [...]
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