London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Inequalities and Social Science

Introduce students to a range of interdisciplinary approaches to the social scientific analysis of inequality; develop theoretical awareness of different conceptions of the meaning of inequality and its various dimensions; introduce students to the political economy of inequality and the role of political institutions in combating inequality; introduce students to different methods for the measurement of inequality, both quantitative and qualitative; make students familiar with debates on the causes and consequences of increasing global inequality; allow students to place issues of inequality in a fully international context; give students the skills and awareness to go onto conducting research in the area of inequalities.

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Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

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