The topic of race and class links to other specializations within the Sociology department as well as to other departments and institutes on campus. Within the department, there are overlaps with Social Theory, with Organizations and Institutions, with Gender Studies, with Criminology and Socio-legal Studies, and with Political Economy. All of these areas incorporate issues of Race and Class Inequality into their subject matters. In terms of the campus, the Race/Class Specialization has synergies with Ethnic Studies, Women’s Studies, History, Religious Studies, Political Science, and a number of other departments. Relevant institutes include UC Mexus, and the Center for Study of the Americas. The Specialization also has connections with the UC Center for New Racial Studies, UC-wide Pacific Rim program, and the UC Institute for Labor and Employment.