GOVT 2225

GOVT 2225

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020. Courses of Study 2020-2021 is scheduled to publish late June.

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)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  6363GOVT 2225  LEC 001

  •  6986GOVT 2225  DIS 201

  •  6987GOVT 2225  DIS 202

  •  6988GOVT 2225  DIS 203

  •  6989GOVT 2225  DIS 204

  •  6990GOVT 2225  DIS 205

  •  6991GOVT 2225  DIS 206

  •  6992GOVT 2225  DIS 207

  •  6993GOVT 2225  DIS 208

  •  7194GOVT 2225  DIS 209

  •  7195GOVT 2225  DIS 210