SOC 459 A: The New Inequality

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Meeting Time: 
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
SAV 409
SLN: 
19392
Instructor:
Julie Brines
Catalog Description: 
Examines "who gets what" in contemporary societies. Students will learn not only how income, wealth, housing, and health are unequally distributed, but how individuals or groups differ in access to "public goods" or the protection of legal rights and liberties. Examines some of the leading explanations for these inequalities, and applies these theories to specific social problems in the U.S. and around the world.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Writing (W)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:09pm