ECON 3340

ECON 3340

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Surveys the history of social policy in Great Britain and the United States from 1800 to the adoption of the British welfare state after World War II. Topics include the role of poor relief in the early 19th century; the changing relationship between public relief and private charity; the adoption of social insurance programs and protective labor legislation for children and women; government intervention in the Great Depression; and the beginnings of the welfare state.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ILRLE 2400 or equivalent.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRLE 4440

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18738 ECON 3340   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 217
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Boyer, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person