Sep 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSCI 20717 - Politics of Inequality

Course Credit: 1
POLITICS OF INEQUALITY: A systematic examination of equality and inequality in the United States, examining the causes, consequences, and potential solutions to growing inequality. Many of the most notable obstacles U.S. democracy as faced have dealt with the struggle to achieve greater equality. Inequality economically, socially, and political is a complex and interconnected phenomenon. How to we measure inequality? What has caused recent growth in inequality? What are the consequences of inequality? What are ways to reduce inequality? In this class, we will seek answers to these questions through reading scholarly and mainstream literature on inequality, in-depth discussion, and writing. [HSS]