This course analyzes the conditions and causes of poverty within the United States and the variety of economic, social, and political responses to it. The first part of the course explores the problems of poverty, including a discussion of various causal theories of poverty and the underlying implications of these theories. The second part of the course analyzes specific problems and policy proposals, with particular attention to the most recent round of legislative reforms since the mid‐1990’s.
|Instructor:||Mary E. Corcoran|
|U-M Class #:||21930|
press escape to closeProgram Type describes the program in which you are pursuing, i.e., residential or online part-time. At this time, residential students may not enroll in online part-time courses and online part-time students may not enroll in residential courses.
|Credits:||3 Credit Hours|
|W:||Social Work is not the home dept; home dept in parenthesis, contact home dept with questions|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106