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This course has four modules, or foci. The first is to understand the categories of social welfare—populations, income, earnings, and assets— and some related concepts that play a very large role in shaping policy decisions: unemployment, inflation, and the minimum wage. The second deals with the central institution of social welfare—the labor market, which largely determines how many resources a person has. The labor market also establishes hierarchy, both through meritocracy and through categories of privilege. The third is poverty: the differing ways we define who is poor, and how effective U.S. anti-poverty efforts have been. The final module looks directly at federal decision making, the political organization of ideas, the structure of U.S. government, and the legislative process that shapes much of our social policy. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy. The course is part of a sequence in social policy that has an HONORS TRACK. This track will prepare the learner for masters-level work in policy, which involves reading the literature, writing concise summaries and probing critiques. Over the sequence the learner will develop a policy analysis that will create a foundation for professional policy analyst assignments....

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1 - Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy 的 4 個評論(共 4 個)

創建者 Ety K

Feb 19, 2019

It's Very great for me

創建者 RAHUL B

Mar 30, 2019

really helpful ,too good

創建者 Paulo R V P

Jun 16, 2019

Excellent course!

創建者 Zandro G R

Nov 07, 2019

Well-packaged instructional set that combines video lectures, readings, and testing in a manageable approach on the part of the student.