SOC 2220

SOC 2220

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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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Syllabi: none
  •  7619SOC 2220  LEC 001

  •  8323SOC 2220  DIS 201

  •  8324SOC 2220  DIS 202

  •  8325SOC 2220  DIS 203

  •  8326SOC 2220  DIS 204

  •  8327SOC 2220  DIS 205

  •  8328SOC 2220  DIS 206

  •  8329SOC 2220  DIS 207

  •  8330SOC 2220  DIS 208

  •  8624SOC 2220  DIS 209

  •  8625SOC 2220  DIS 210