SOC 3380

SOC 3380

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

This is a seminar course on urban inequality in the United States.  The first half of the semester will be dedicated to understanding the political, historical, and social determinants of inequality in America's cities. Politically and socially, cities face unique challenges. Municipalities lack much formal authority to resolve issues that arise within their borders, and their populations are highly heterogeneous in terms of ethnicity, race, and social class. In the second half of the course, we will investigate a number of contemporary facets of urban inequality in-depth, such as residential segregation, urban schooling, immigration, and suburban sprawl.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 20 students.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3380

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16689 SOC 3380   SEM 101

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