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USP 560 : Urban Poverty and Policy

Prerequisites: ENG 214 or equivalent.
Description: Nature and causes of urban poverty. Theories of poverty and their policy implications. Role of education, employment and family status; gender and race; metropolitan location; global economic restructuring; anti-poverty policies and proposals; development of policy alternatives. This course is offered as USP 560 and PLSI 560. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix. [GE]
Units: 4
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