Social Stratification and Inequality
University of the Western Cape
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5
Hours & Credits
Students will understand theories of social stratification and inequality
Students will understand the nature of social stratification and inequality as they intersect with race, gender, class and age
Students will understand issues around stratification and inequality in contemporary South Africa.
All societies make distinctions among people resulting in systems of unequal privilege, rewards,opportunities, power, prestige and influence
Examples of these aspects will be analyzed in intercultural context
Social stratification and inequality in South Africa will be analyzed
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.