History Of Social Policy And The Poor

Also Known As

HIS
300
Course Section Number
WMS
300

Description

(Also HIS 300) This course will examine the treatment of people monetarily improverished by public and private institutions from the colonial period to the modern ear. Changing theories, practices, and attitudes about the poor and about poverty are the focus of study. Of central concern to this course is the response of poor peoples to these policies and the ways in which they resisted and organized. Each student will write a major (20 page) research paper for the course. This course will alternate between a United States history course and a Latin America Caribbean history course.

Division

Interdisciplinary

Subject

Women's Studies

Academic Level

Undergraduate

Topic Code

Writing Intensive

Credits

1.00 c.u.

Prerequisite(s)

Or consent of the Instructor.

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