SOCI S-108 Summer Seminar: Inequality and Social Mobility In America
The United States is currently experiencing high levels of income and wealth inequality and comparatively low levels of social mobility. This seminar asks why this is and what, if anything, should be done about it. We consider both social and individual explanations for inequality and social mobility, and we examine efforts to increase mobility through educational and legal means.
Mondays, Wednesdays, 3:15-6:15 pm
William James Hall 305
Start dateMonday, June 25
Students should have a working knowledge of American history and politics.
Anya Bassett, PhD.
Senior Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University
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