SOC 168A — Democracy and Inequality in Global Perspective

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Prerequisite: SOC 1a, SOC 3b or IGS 10a.

Can democracy survive great inequalities of wealth and status? In authoritarian countries, does inequality inspire revolution or obedience? What role does culture play in determining which inequalities are tolerable and which are not? Cases include the United States, India, and China. Usually offered every second year.
Mr. Rosenberger