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Summer 2006




LLC 606   Social Inequality and Social Policy                     3 credits
This course examines poverty and inequality in modern society. It focuses on describing the extent of poverty and inequality, examining theories that attempt to explain these phenomena, and discussing the policies that have been employed to mitigate them. In addition to class inequality, the course considers racial and sexual inequality. Note: Also listed as SOCY 606. For more information contact hewitt@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0273] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             HEWITT, C
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 208)


LLC 616   Cyberspace, Culture and Society                         3 credits
The "information super highway," "communications revolution" and "cyberspace" are used to describe the contemporary revolution in human communications. This course will explore the cultural and societal implications of computer-mediated communications (CMC) by addressing such topics and questions as: representations of self and self-identity in cyberspace, interactions in cyberspace, information technology and institutional change, community formation in cyberspace, democracy and collective action in cyberspace, and order and deviance in cyberspace. Throughout the course, contemporary technological advances will be compared and contrasted with the cultural and societal effects of previous technologies, such as the printing press, wireless telephone, television. Note: Also listed as ANTH 416, SOCY 416 and SOCY 616. Prerequisites: ANTH 211 or 212 or SOCY 101. For more information contact dmaloneykrichmar@ndm.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0274] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             MALONEY-KRICHM
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 241)


LLC 891   Internship in Language, Literacy, and                 3-6 credits
          Culture                                           

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/P-F    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


LLC 892   Directed Independent Study                            2-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


LLC 899   Doctoral Dissertation Research                        1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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