PSCI 3211 - The Politics of Economic Inequality in the United States uri icon



  • Explores empirical and normative origins and current state of economic inequality in the United States from a political science perspective. Evaluates how ideas about democracy and public policy address economic inequality, including the roles of gender, race and class in inequality. Examines the relationship between economic inequality and political inequality in both political behavior and political institutions.


  • Donavan, Janet L.  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Fall 2022 / Fall 2023 / Spring 2024