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
  •  4551DSOC 2220  LEC 001

  • 17397DSOC 2220  DIS 201

  • 17398DSOC 2220  DIS 202

  • 17399DSOC 2220  DIS 203

  • 17400DSOC 2220  DIS 204

  • 17401DSOC 2220  DIS 205

  • 17402DSOC 2220  DIS 206

  • 17403DSOC 2220  DIS 207

  • 17404DSOC 2220  DIS 208