Poverty, Inequality and Social Justice in Historical and Global Context


About the Course:

Historical and interdisciplinary perspectives on poverty and inequality globally and in the U.S., tracing structural transformations, shifting modes of thought, policy, and action, dynamics of class, racial, gender, ethnic and geographic stratification, and major theoretical debates from antiquity through the present. Course features guest lectures to introduce students to varied conceptual and methodological approaches to studying poverty and inequality, and draws on readings, discussion, writing, and related assignments to explore issues within a social justice framework. 


This course is restricted to declared minors in Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice only during the first pass time. 


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