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The Family
SOC 228
Fall 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 231

This course explores issues in contemporary U.S. family life, as illuminated by historical experience. Guiding questions include What different forms do family arrangements take? How and on what basis are families produced? How are gender, racial, ethnic, and class differences reflected in and produced by family life? What is and what should be the relationship between family and state, as expressed in law and public policy (e.g., divorce, welfare, and access to legal marriage)?
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: SOC151
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(SISP-Soc Conc)(SOC)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on APR-19-2014
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