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Family and Society

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: SOCI 101 or consent of the instructor. Not offered in 2012-2014.] Critically analyzes assumptions about a unitary, normative family. Examines gendered family roles, social policies, and legal practices that derive from these assumptions. Topics include pairing, parenting, and separating; division of labor; and pressures encountered within this important social form.

Course details

  • Course number: SOCI-230
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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