PoliticsPOLI 190L Poverty Politics

Examines theoretical, historical, and contemporary sources of poverty policies in the United States. Explores competing theories of the causes of poverty and the consequences of social provision. Focuses on successive historical reform efforts and contemporary dilemmas of race and urban poverty, gender and family poverty, work, and the politics of welfare reform.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to senior politics and Latin American and Latino studies/politics combined majors.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Eva Bertram