PHIL 1950

PHIL 1950

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
  •  8458 PHIL 1950   LEC 001

  • 17389 PHIL 1950   DIS 201

  • 17390 PHIL 1950   DIS 202

  • 17391 PHIL 1950   DIS 203

  • 17392 PHIL 1950   DIS 204

  • 17393 PHIL 1950   DIS 205

  • 17394 PHIL 1950   DIS 206

  • 17395 PHIL 1950   DIS 207

  • 17396 PHIL 1950   DIS 208