Race and Ethnicity


Explores in depth policies of redress for intergroup disparities or inequality across countries. Examination of policies that attempt to systematically correct differences across racial/ethnic groups in income, wealth, health, rates of incarceration, political participation, and educational attainment, e.g. affirmative action, land redistribution, parental school choice, and income redistribution measures in a number of countries including India, the United States, Brazil, Malaysia, Chile, and South Africa. Address question of why intergroup differences in outcomes should be viewed as a social problem.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ICS 529S
  • PUBPOL 529S
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring