POLS 566: Social Welfare, Taxation, and the Citizen (3)

Most developed countries provide for the basic needs of their citizens. Many provide health care, free education, and even retirement funding in exchange for taxes. The U.S. is an exception. The course presents taxation systems in most developed countries, then explores the dimensions of social welfare, and the differential roles of citizens in each country. The final section of the course outlines legislative and legal possibilities for U.S. citizens. Prerequisite: POLS 150. LEC
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