Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

     

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FWIS 145 001 (CRN: 26012)

POVERTY IN THE U.S.

Long Title: POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES: DEFINITIONS, DETERMINANTS, AND DEBATES
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Whitehead, Ellen M.
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:50AM MWF (7-JAN-2019 - 19-APR-2019) 
Part of Term: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 14
Enrollment data as of: 28-MAY-2024 12:16AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
24-APR-2019  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W
 
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/