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PLSC 211 01 (20266) /AFAM325
Social Policy and the Politics of Inequality in the United States
Vesla Weaver
TTh 1.30-2.20 WLH 201
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Areas So

The contours and consequences of inequality in the United States, including explanations for why it has expanded over the past several decades and why Americans seem to tolerate more of it. The development of the modern welfare state and the causes of racialized poverty, segregation, and incarceration.