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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SOC 347
Title Social Inequality: Race, Class and Gender
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites SOC201 or permission of Department Chairperson
Summer 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
91 1027 6/6/16 - 6/10/16 MTWRF 8:30am - 4:30pm MH-246 Tiffany Gayle Chenault
01 1033 5/23/16 - 7/2/16 TBA TBA Online Daniel Justino Delgado

Description

This course provides an introduction to the study of social inequality. An analysis of the structure and dynamics of social inequality, focusing upon competing theoretical explorations and empirical investigation of different arrangements by which wealth, power, and prestige are distributed in human societies. We will examine the process of inter-generational mobility , explore the influence of contextual or structural factors on the process of mobility, assess differences by race and gender in the process of mobility, and compare the level of mobility experienced in the U.S. to other countries. Three lecture hours per week.