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  • What do we really know about poverty?

    Sociologist Brian Dill teaches an introductory course on poverty in which he deals with the subject in both the U.S. and globally.

    Sociology professor Brian Dill teaches an introductory course on poverty, including an online version, in which he deals with the subject in the U.S. and worldwide. He finds that many students assume extreme poverty in the world is much higher than in reality, yet underestimate the number of poor in U.S. suburbs.

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  • Editor’s note:  To reach Brian Dill, call 217-244-2279; email dill@illinois.edu.