AMST 2225

AMST 2225

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

In recent years, poverty and inequality have become increasingly common topics of public debate, as academics, journalists, and politicians attempt to come to terms with growing income inequality, with the increasing visibility of inter-country differences in wealth and income, and with the persistence of racial, ethnic, and gender stratification. This course introduces students to ongoing social scientific debates about the sources and consequences of inequality, as well as the types of public policy that might appropriately be pursued to reduce (or increase) inequality. These topics will be addressed in related units, some of which include guest lectures by faculty from other universities (funded by the Center for the Study of Inequality). Each unit culminates with a highly spirited class discussion and debate.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  • 17372AMST 2225  LEC 001

  • 17421AMST 2225  DIS 201

  • 17422AMST 2225  DIS 202

  • 17423AMST 2225  DIS 203

  • 17424AMST 2225  DIS 204

  • 17425AMST 2225  DIS 205

  • 17426AMST 2225  DIS 206

  • 17427AMST 2225  DIS 207

  • 17428AMST 2225  DIS 208