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SOCI 3354. Age And Inequality. 3 Hours.

Students learn the influence of age on income and wealth, status and power. Topics may include the examination of institutional discrimination against the young and the old, as well as individual discrimination, such as child and elder abuse. Students analyze the relationship between life-cycle changes and changes in placement in the class, status and power stratification system.
Prerequisite: SOCI 1301 or SOCI 2319.