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Housing and Public Policy

SOC 271
Fall 2008
Section: 01  
Certificates: Environmental Studies
Course Cluster: Urban Studies

Since World War II, housing has undergone a series of radical transformations in the United States, from the rise of the suburbs in the '50s to today's crisis of homelessness for millions. This course will explore the role of government and public policy in this transformation and seek to create a model of what public policy concerning housing should be in the 21st century.

Essential Capabilities: Effective Citizenship
Students design housing plans for the city of Middletown from the perspective of housing consumers, housing producers, and government officials.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: SOC151
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(ENVS)(SOC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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