AAS 268 The Economics of Poverty

A course offering an objective evaluation and analysis of the nature of poverty in America as it relates to African Americans. The many economic as well as social, political, and institutional causes and characteristics of poverty are explored. Various aspects of antipoverty programs are considered. The course also reviews recent theories of alleviating poverty in Black urban areas.

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring