Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015

     

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SOCI 371 002 (CRN: 14262)

POVERTY, JUSTICE, CAPABILITIES

Long Title: POVERTY, JUSTICE, AND HUMAN CAPABILITIES
Department: Sociology
Instructor: Strassmann, Diana
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR (24-AUG-2015 - 4-DEC-2015) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required) Instructor Permission Required
Section Enrolled: 6
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 0
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 9
Enrollment data as of: 18-APR-2024 2:30PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: This course provides an overview of the study of poverty, justice, and human capabilities. The course considers theory and economic policy oriented towards improving human well-being in the US, Asia, Africa, and other regions. Readings address not just material deprivations but also gender, racial and ethnic disparities, health status, education, human rights, and political freedoms. To be considered for the course, please email pjhc@rice.edu to complete a brief questionnaire. Preference is given to those that have declared the PJHC minor. Formerly HUMA/SOCI 280. Cross-list: HUMA 371. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for SOCI 371 if student has credit for HUMA 280/SOCI 280.