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PLCY737 Strategies of Equality
3 Credit(s)

Concentrates on the institutional and political means by which disadvantaged segments of the United States population have sought to enhance their social, economic and political prospects. Race, gender and disability are the substantive focal points, with considerable attention given to the challenges of African American socio-political uplift. Explores legislation, litigation, administration, agitation (i.e. protest), and constitutional reform. Covers alternative conceptions of equality and the modes of argument employed in different institutional and political contexts.
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