America: Unequal (PUBLPOL 113, SOC 3)

CSRE
3P
Instructors
Grusky, D. (PI)
Section Number
1
It was never imagined "when the U.S. was founded" that the rich would be so rich and the poor so poor. It was never imagined "when the U.S. was founded" that opportunities to get ahead would depend so profoundly on one's family circumstances and other starting conditions. How could this have happened in the "land of opportunity?" What are the effects of such profound inequality? And what, if anything, should be done about it?
Grading
Letter (ABCD/NP)
Requirements
WAY-EDP, WAY-SI
Units
4
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Contemporary Issues
Foundations
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
3:15 PM
End Time
4:45 PM
Location
320-105