DSOC 2220

DSOC 2220

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 (D-AG, SBA-AG)

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Syllabi: none
  •  4551 DSOC 2220   LEC 001

  • 17397 DSOC 2220   DIS 201

  • 17398 DSOC 2220   DIS 202

  • 17399 DSOC 2220   DIS 203

  • 17400 DSOC 2220   DIS 204

  • 17401 DSOC 2220   DIS 205

  • 17402 DSOC 2220   DIS 206

  • 17403 DSOC 2220   DIS 207

  • 17404 DSOC 2220   DIS 208