SOCI 556

Social Inequality

Units: 1.5

Studies the structure of economic inequality in contemporary societies, from the perspective of theory and research in social mobility, gender inequality, occupational segregation, elite formation, race/ethnic segregation and social class. The role of the welfare state and global capitalist social organization in the distribution of income and the form and extent of poverty across societies are discussed.

Graduate course in the Sociology program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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