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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 309 - Social Inequality (3 credits)

(Prereq: SOC 101  or SOC 102 ) The course provides a social scientific overview of how individual experiences in social reality are unequal given the stratified nature of the world. Historical trends in inequalities and contemporary hierarchical social arrangements are examined. A focus of the course is how different forms of inequality are maintained and replicated via individual behaviors and the operation of different socio-cultural institutions. Also analyzed are the efforts to challenge unjust inequalities within communities, and nation-states worldwide. Offered as needed.