PS 20000 - Introduction to Poverty Studies, Fall 2012
INTRODUCTION TO POVERTY STUDIES
Professor Jennifer Warlick, Ph.D.
Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor
Course Structure: 75 minute classes - twice a week
The gateway course introduces students to academic research about the nature, causes, and consequences of poverty. Throughout, the readings and lectures reveal the collaboration across the various disciplines, enhances our understanding of what it means to be poor and of the array of interlocking problems that lead to poverty, and guides the formulation of policies to prevent and alleviate poverty. Equal emphasis is given to poor citizens of the United States and developing nations.
Additional and/or updated course materials may be found at the professor's website: http://www.nd.edu/~jwarlick/courses.html