LAS 453 Social Inequality

This course explores how ideas of difference with regard to race/ethnicity, social class, sex and gender, and sexuality are experienced and constructed into systems of inequality. The course investigates how these systems of inequality are intertwined with power and opportunity as well as how these categories are constructed. Students examine how various social institutions contribute to the creation and maintenance of these systems of inequality. Students also explore how these systems are embedded in ideology, law, media, and culture. Counts in the Social Sciences Area of General Education Requirements. Pre-requisite(s): LAS 105, or LAS 110, and LAS 118; or permission of Program Chair. Co-requisite(s): None. 5 quarter hours


Social Science