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SOCI 361

Social Inequality

University of British Columbia

Teaching Assistant

(Course Instructor: Dr. Edward Haddon) This course delves deeply into the multifaceted nature of social inequality and its impacts on individuals, groups, and society at large. It examines theoretical perspectives on inequality related to class, gender, and race, applying these frameworks to analyze disparities in education, employment, family dynamics, and health within Canada and globally. By discussing cases from diverse regional and international contexts, the course critically evaluates various welfare and public policy approaches to addressing social inequality. Through lectures, discussions, and assignments, students will gain a robust understanding of conceptual models to comprehend and address social inequality, enriching their academic and professional future.

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