SOC-S 316 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES (3 CR.)
Exploration of the diversity of family forms, norms and meanings over time and across social contexts. Considers the interrelationship between families and other social institutions; investigates family formation and processes of social reproduction within families as they are shaped by race, class, gender and sexual orientation; examines stability and change in families in response to shifting social and cultural contexts.
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|LEC||3||10540||Open||3:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m.||MTWR||LH 316||Vina S
Six Week - First / In Person
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- COLL (CASE) S&H Breadth of Inq
- Above class open to undergraduates only
- COLL (CASE) S&H Breadth of Inquiry credit
In this course we will examine family from a sociological perspective. While the experience of family is deeply personal and often emotional, we will move beyond our experiences to examine family from a critical perspective as a social institution that is both impacted by and deeply impacts cultural and economic forces. Through this course, we will consider historical transformations of families, perceptions of family throughout American and some global history, and different family forms across race, gender, socioeconomic status, and sexuality.