SOC102 Social Inequalities Syllabus

University of Toronto, Fall 2016

About This Course

This course provides a general introduction to some of the major social inequalities studied by sociologists. Accordingly, you will learn about class, racial (and ethnic) and gender inequalities, among others. We will discuss the social processes that create and reproduce inequality from one generation to the next. We will also discuss several of the major consequences of inequality, including illness, crime, and violent conflict.