SOCI 027E. Housing, Wealth, and Racial Inequality


This course focuses on the role of housing and housing policy in creating and maintaining racial inequality. The course will emphasize housing issues in cities; however, the broader history of housing policy and its implications for inequality in the United States will be examined. Students will learn about a number of current housing issues, including segregation, urbanization/suburbanization, eviction, mortgage lending, urban development, and gentrification.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for BLST, GLBL-paired
January 2021. Evans.
Catalog chapter: Sociology and Anthropology  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/sociology-anthropology


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