Fall 2009

Sociology of Family

Listed in: Anthropology and Sociology, as SOCI-21

Faculty

Elizabeth H. Souza (Section 01)

Description

This course assesses sources and implications of changes in family structure, focusing primarily on contemporary family relationships in America.  It explores historical antecedents of current arrangements and delves into cross-cultural examples as well.  Social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity serve as filters for examining this essential social institution, with the goal of better understanding shifting attitudes toward family and the interactions among family and other social institutions.

Limited to 20 students.  Fall semester.  Visiting Lecturer Souza.

If Overenrolled: Seniors, then majors receive priority

Offerings

2015-16: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Fall 2009