Inequality and American Politics

CAS AA 519

  • The Individual in Community
  • Research and Information Literacy
  • Writing-Intensive Course

This course examines the role of income inequality in shaping American politics and policy. Combining research from history, political science, economics, and public policy scholars, we will consider a range of important topics, including inequality in public voice, money and politics, and attitudes towards redistribution. We will apply this knowledge as part of a final paper project in metropolitan Boston. Effective Spring 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: The Individual in Community, Writing- Intensive Course, Research and Information Literacy.

SPRG 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Shames CAS 221 M 6:30 pm-9:15 pm Mts w/CAS PO519

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