Week 4

Readings

  • Paul Gorski. 2008. The myth of the culture of povertyPoverty and Learning 65(7):32-36.
  • Your assignment for this week–investigate your local social welfare network, including state agencies, non-profits, faith-based groups, include mental health, community action, criminal justice, school-based services, etc.

Lecture pages

Video clips (from ‘People Like Us: Social Class in America’)