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)?
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Course Format: Lecture / Discussion
Grading Mode: Graded
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(SISP-Soc Conc)(SOC)
Last Updated on JUL-29-2021
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