Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FWIS 145 - POVERTY IN THE U.S.

Long Title: POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES: DEFINITIONS, DETERMINANTS, AND DEBATES
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: In this reading and writing intensive course, we will examine contemporary trends in poverty, driving mechanisms of inequality and the unequal distribution of poverty across race, gender, family structure, and immigration status. The course will also explore the development and effectiveness of various anti-poverty programs.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/