Sep 25, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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SOC 037 - (BH) Poverty, Hunger and Social Policy

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
Can social policies be effective against poverty? What are the consequences of aiding, or not aiding, poor families? This course addresses these questions by focusing on the process and consequences of social policy, with an emphasis on the United States. With, an emphasis on hunger and food redistribution policy, the course explores the politics and the development of poverty, implementation and effects of social welfare policies aimed at impoverished families.In particular, the course explores the politics of poverty and the development, implementation and effects of social welfare policies aimed at impoverished families. There is a consistent focus on how class, gender, race, and the normative functions of the nuclear family intersect with the process of constructing social policy for the poor.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
(Formerly Parenting, Poverty and Social Policy.)





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