University of Guelph 1997-98 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: (86-211 or 86-2111/2), 86-212.
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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