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SOC 101
Sociology of Families
Spring

How do families change over time and across cultures? Is divorce bad for children? Do children raised by LGBTQ+ parents have better or worse outcomes than children raised by heterosexual couples? How do racism and economic opportunities shape marriage rates? This course explores controversial issues for families and uses a sociological lens to understand how race, gender, sexuality, and class shape the way families are organized.
Offered every other year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
3-4

Instructor(s):
Margaret Hunter

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Race, Gender & Power

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Last Updated: 6/23/17