Summer Courses





Politics Of Poverty & Development

Term: 
Summer 2014
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
POLITICAL SCIENCE (PSCI)
Course Number: 
PSCI 139 910
Schedule: 
Monday 12:00pm-2:30pm
Schedule: 
Friday 12:00pm-2:30pm
Day(s): 
Monday
Day(s): 
Wednesday
Day(s): 
Friday
Instructor: 

MOAK, DANIEL S.

Primary Program: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Course Description: 

This academically based community service seminar will explore the ideas and theories, alliances and opposition that have shaped policy and organizing efforts addressed to the problems associated with urban poverty in the United States. There will be a special focus on the issues of increasing inequality, education, low wage work, health and nutrition, welfare reform and social security. Students will evaluate contemporary policy debates and programs in the light of selected case studies, readings, and their own experience working with community groups, institutions, and federal programs in West Philadelphia.

Syllabus: 

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