Oct 07, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCL 3290 Social Inequalities

4 semester hours

This course addresses how power, prestige, and wealth is distributed in society and focuses primarily on the U.S., but also uses global examples. The course examines theories that explain the causes of social inequality and addresses the consequences of social inequality, how it affects a person's life chances, and how and why it persists. Special attention will be paid to race/ethnicity, gender, and class in the different topics covered.