ORGSTUDY 295 - Social Science Topics in Organizational Studies
Winter 2023, Section 002 - Urban Inequality and Policy in the United States
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Organizational Studies (ORGSTUDY)
Department: LSA Organizational Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
CBL
Repeatability:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/4/23 - 4/18/23 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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Description

Drawing on readings mostly from sociology and political science, this course will discuss several urban policy areas and their relationship to inequality. Substantive topics include segregation, policing, education, immigration, crime, redevelopment, and more. Each topic will address inequality—how structure, culture, or some combination produces social inequality—as well as policy, moving beyond interpretation of the world to focus on actions to change it. Assignments will include several traditional elements—including reading responses, short essays, and a take-home midterm—as well as tasks designed to push students to apply lessons from class to real world policy situations.

Schedule

ORGSTUDY 295 - Social Science Topics in Organizational Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
35103
Open
21
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
002 (LEC)
 In Person
35109
Open
1
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
003 (LEC)
 In Person
35110
Open
22
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23

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