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University of the South - Sewanee



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Easter Semester—2022
May 20, 2022
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POLS 210 - The Politics of Poverty and Inequality
An introduction to the study of a significant social problem: poverty. Course topics include the development of an economic underclass in the United States and the programmatic response of government, the feminization of poverty, the causes of persistent rural and urban poverty, race and poverty in the South, and the connections between poverty in the U.S. and the international trade regime. Not open for credit to students who have earned credit for POLS 310.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Social Sciences Division
Politics Department

Course Attributes:
African American Track, Civic/Global Ldr-Development, G4, Politics-Identity-Diversity, Politics-Law and Justice, Politics-National Institutions, Southern Appalachian Studies, Women's and Gender Studies

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