Summer Course Spotlight: SOC 214 Social Inequality with Vanessa Rickenbrode

February 21, 2022

This week's Summer 22 Course Spotlight is SOC 214 Social Inequality with Vanessa Rickenbrode, who describes the course as:

"How common is rags to riches in reality? Why do some individuals and societies have more than others? In this course, students will learn the theories and measurements sociologists use to analyze economic inequality in the United States and globally. Students will explore inequality from multiple perspectives, from intersecting forms of oppression and privilege to global stratification. By the end of this course, students will understand the ways inequality manifests in things such as health, crime, and education. Through essays, exams, and reflections on course material, students will build skills that enable them to identify and implement just solutions in the world around them."

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