Analyze diversity, cultural responses, and adaptations of smaller-scale societies to emerging global trends.
This course is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Human Behavior, Culture, or Social Frameworks (GT-SS3).
Textbooks and Materials
- Children of Global Migration, 1st Ed. (2005)
Parreñas, Rhacel S.
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
Dr. Suzanne Kent is a sociocultural anthropologist. Her areas of interest include transnational migration, globalization, gender, and international development. Suzanne has also been studying the ‘production of consumers’ or the ways that cultural and economic systems shape consumption-related beliefs and behaviors. She has a variety of experiences in Latin America, and she conducted her doctoral research in the small Central American country of El Salvador.
Outside of academic life, Dr. Kent enjoys recreating in the mountains, cooking, reading novels, and simply spending time with friends and family. She also likes to get around town on her bike and is grateful to live in a community that makes this an option!