2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog
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JOUR 240 - Poverty in the Media


Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: At least sophomore standing. Appropriate for non-majors. An in-depth examination of portrayals of poverty, chiefly in the United States, from the late 19th century to the present through an intensive review of distinguished print journalism, nonfiction books, documentary film, and movies. By consulting social science literature as well, students gain a deeper understanding of the various conceptual paradigms through which poverty has been understood and explained. Counts as part of the Shepherd Program in Poverty and Human Capability Colón.




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