SOC 459 A: The New Inequality

Spring 2020
Meeting:
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm / SMI 307
SLN:
19406
Section Type:
Seminar
Instructor:
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 Met:
Diversity (DIV)
Social Sciences (SSc)
Writing (W)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
March 1, 2024 - 3:23 pm