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Social Problems

SOCI - 231

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course explores the ways that some situations are defined as social problems, and it looks at some of the consequences of those definitions. Students will identify and analyze a wide range of social problems, and they will develop tentative solutions to those problems. A typical list of problems addressed would include power, economy, and social class, our natural environment race, poverty, gender and sexuality, media, the criminal justice system, illness and health care, war and other international conflicts.

Prerequisites

SOCI 181

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