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PLSC 280 01 (21596) /AFAM270
Poverty, Politics, and Policy in the American City
Cynthia Horan
Th 1.30-3.20 RKZ 202
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
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Permission of instructor required

Examination of how politics informs the formulation and implementation of policies to address urban poverty. Consideration of alternative explanations for poverty and alternative government strategies. Focus on efforts by local organizations and communities to improve their situations within the context of government actions.