ILS 275 Narratives of Justice and Equality in Multicultural America

Download 275 lecture 1 Peters CeO ILS course fall 2014

Evolving and contested concepts of justice and equality are an integral part of American public life – they play a key role in mediating our relationships with one another and with the state. But where do these ideas come from, and, as significantly, what kind of real-world impact do they have on the lives of individuals hailing from a diverse array of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds?