SOC220 Inequality, Mobility, and the American Dream

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015

The purpose of this course is to critically engage with arguments and evidence on economic inequality and social mobility. The course is an introduction to the sociological study of how income, education, occupation and wealth structure opportunities within and across generations. The aim is to prepare students to become critical consumers of academic research, and public commentary and policy, related to this topic. Precept will also help prepare students to produce a 15-20 page paper on an aspect of inequality and mobility of their choosing. 

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