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GOVT 360 - Building the American Welfare State

Credits: (3)
Prerequisite(s): GOVT 201  or GOVT 350  or PUBP 201  
College Curriculum: COLL 350
The politics of US social policy in historical perspective. We will examine how a number of factors–including race, class, and gender–have shaped the development of social programs. Topics vary by year but usually include retirement pensions, health care, and “welfare.”