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COURSE NUMBER: SOCI 360
COURSE TITLE: Social Inequality in a Global Age
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Randolph Haluza-DeLay
CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION: credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Social Class Inequality and Justice. An introduction to theories of social stratification and class inequality as well as examination of local, national and international responses that have been informed by a commitment to social justice. Particular attention will be given to issues of class inequality as they relate to race/ethnicity, religion, and gender.

Prerequisites: Three credits in sociology at the introductory level
REQUIRED TEXTS:
  • Malleson, Tom. 2016. Fired Up about Capitalism. Toronto: Between the Lines Press.
  • Schwalbe, Michael. 2015. Rigging the Game: How Inequality is Reproduced in Everyday Life. New York: Oxford University Press. 
  • Other readings as assigned.
MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Course Journal (2 pages each, 2/week) 25%
Organize an event (Group Projects)20%
Take Home Exam35%
Close Reading/Readings Leadership15%
Bring an Everyday Article5%
100%
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
  • Understand the diverse ways in which inequality exists within contemporary societies.
  • Research ways that inequality has been considered in historic Christian models. 
  • Conceptualize justice, and begin to apply principles to practice. 
  • Integrate the theoretical and practical knowledges formed through study and experience in the course. 


Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.

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