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This course has four modules, or foci. The first is to understand the categories of social welfare—populations, income, earnings, and assets— and some related concepts that play a very large role in shaping policy decisions: unemployment, inflation, and the minimum wage. The second deals with the central institution of social welfare—the labor market, which largely determines how many resources a person has. The labor market also establishes hierarchy, both through meritocracy and through categories of privilege. The third is poverty: the differing ways we define who is poor, and how effective U.S. anti-poverty efforts have been. The final module looks directly at federal decision making, the political organization of ideas, the structure of U.S. government, and the legislative process that shapes much of our social policy. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy. The course is part of a sequence in social policy that has an HONORS TRACK. This track will prepare the learner for masters-level work in policy, which involves reading the literature, writing concise summaries and probing critiques. Over the sequence the learner will develop a policy analysis that will create a foundation for professional policy analyst assignments....

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ZR

Nov 07, 2019

Well-packaged instructional set that combines video lectures, readings, and testing in a manageable approach on the part of the student.

L

Dec 14, 2019

The first half of the course was a little redundant, but the second half on government was EXCELLENT!!! Thanks again!

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von Joel A C

Jan 11, 2020

☼ i was quite surprised by how my mind was changed and by how even the things i thought i was well versed in, like the number of places things can be killed in comte: oh, it is well worse! The need for childcare is important enough to be grouped in w/healthcare - i see that now. & we need to eat the billionaires (and above). i thought that was leftist rhetoric, but you need 3 generations just to get back on ones feet BECAUSE of a system that allows wealth accumulation at that scale. & you dont have to be racist or sexist for it to happen - it is so clear. & it will not end on its own. So it can not be allowed.* A great course.

(*after the first 150Mil.& obvi no inheritance death tax. i mean we arent savages.)

von Zandro G R

Nov 07, 2019

Well-packaged instructional set that combines video lectures, readings, and testing in a manageable approach on the part of the student.

von L. M

Dec 14, 2019

The first half of the course was a little redundant, but the second half on government was EXCELLENT!!! Thanks again!

von Robert B S M

Jan 12, 2020

Great course. .. thanks...

von RAHUL B

Mar 30, 2019

really helpful ,too good

von Ety K

Feb 19, 2019

It's Very great for me

von Paulo R V P

Jun 16, 2019

Excellent course!

von JELVIN J

Dec 13, 2019

excellent course