Cultural Event: Dysfunctional Societies

There will be a film screening of “Dysfunctional Societies: Why Inequality Matters” on Wednesday, April 12th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the UC 202A. Dysfunctional Societies is an ideal resource for courses in Sociology, Health, Economics, Political Science, History, Cultural Studies and others that deal with the relationship between inequality, health, and happiness. The film explores the correlation between wealth distribution, health and overall happiness within modern societies. Mobilizing decades of sociological research, the film details the devastating toll economic inequality is taking on people in the U.S. and around the world, the shows how societies with the smallest gaps between rich and poor enjoy the highest levels of health and happiness across all social and economic classes.