RLG353H1: The Politics of Charity

Hours

24L

Previous Course Number

RLG250H1

The course examines religious charitable giving, philanthropic foundations, and humanitarian aid and asks: Is charitable giving altruistic or is it always partly self-interested? Could aid perpetuate poverty? What kinds of "strings" come with receiving aid and is there such thing like a free gift?

Prerequisite
Completion of 4.0 credits
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)
Mode of Delivery
In Class