University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

86-309 Poverty (3-0)

This course examines why there are so many poor and why there has been little relative change, despite anti-poverty programs, over the past few decades. A systematic examination of the structural and individual factors related to poverty. Demographic, labour market and institutional forces entailed in the dynamics of poverty will be investigated as well as the prospects and directions for future public policy.

Prerequisites: 86-2111/2, 86-212, 86-239.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
[Table of Contents] [Index] [Glossary]
[Courses by Subject] [Courses by Name] [Awards by Category] [Awards by Name] [Calendar Search]

Last revised: August 28, 1996. Contact: