ANTH 115 - Poverty in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveSemester Hours: 3
Poverty is examined for its economic, political and social dimensions in cross-cultural perspective. Emphasis is on understanding who are the most vulnerable groups to poverty, how poverty impacts marginalized social groups and perpetuates elite status. Attention will be given to the roles of ethnicity and gender in understanding poverty as a socioeconomic problem. The course will discuss current theories well as development agendas designed to eliminate poverty worldwide.
(Formerly Culture and Class: Transcultural Studies in Poverty.)
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