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CS92PROD
The Family
SOC 228
Fall 2009
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)?

Essential Capabilities: Effective Citizenship
Students will engage major public policy debates regarding family issues.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: SOC151 OR SOC152
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(SISP-Soc Conc)(SOC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on APR-25-2019
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