Catalogue 2016 - 2017

SO 413 Social Inequality

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

SO 101 and senior standing, or LSOC 101 and any 200-level SO course and junior standing.

Course Description

This is a consideration of the causes of institutionalized inequality in social life. Topics include theories of social class and the distribution of social powers and privileges. Special attention is given to caste and class in America and their relationship to the development of civil rights.

Notes

Formerly "Social Inequality and Justice"

Fee