2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Aug 15, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog
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WGSS 242 - Social Inequality and Fair Opportunity


(PHIL 242) FDR: HU
Credits: 3

An exploration of the different range of opportunities available to various social groups, including racial, ethnic and sexual minorities, women, and the poor. Topics include how to define fair equality of opportunity; the social mechanisms that play a role in expanding and limiting opportunity; legal and group-initiated strategies aimed at effecting fair equality of opportunity and the theoretical foundations of these strategies; as well as an analysis of the concepts of equality, merit and citizenship, and their value to individuals and society Bell.




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