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2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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PLS 301 - Poverty, Inequality, and U.S. Public Policy

This course examines poverty and inequality in the United States. Topics include definitions of poverty and inequality, historical trends, and policy responses. Diverse perspectives, including international comparisons, will be presented, and students will explore various dimensions of inequality through small group activities. Part of the Identity Issue. Offered winter semester. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Credits: 3

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