PHIL 1950

PHIL 1950

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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.

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Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •  8363PHIL 1950  LEC 001

  • 10029PHIL 1950  DIS 201

  • 10030PHIL 1950  DIS 202

  • 10031PHIL 1950  DIS 203

  • 10032PHIL 1950  DIS 204

  • 10033PHIL 1950  DIS 205

  • 10034PHIL 1950  DIS 206

  • 10035PHIL 1950  DIS 207

  • 10036PHIL 1950  DIS 208

  • 17811PHIL 1950  DIS 209

  • 17812PHIL 1950  DIS 210