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CS92PROD
Housing and Public Policy


SOC 271
Fall 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 283
Certificates: Environmental Studies
Course Cluster: Urban Studies

Since World War II, housing has undergone a series of radical transformations in the United States, including the rise of the suburbs in the 1950s, the beginning of mass homelessness in the late 1970s, and the mortgage and financial crisis of the past few years. This course explores the role of government and public policy in this transformation and considers various models for 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)(SISP-Soc Conc)(SOC)

Last Updated on AUG-19-2019
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