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SOC 156
Sociology of Oakland
Fall

This course is a sociological examination of the city of Oakland. The focus is on postwar development and the race, gender and class dynamics that have shaped the city. The course focuses on four sociological themes: housing, education, crime, and activism. Students will analyze quantitative and qualitative data to understand the sociological issues facing the city and possibilities for social change. The course will also use community engaged learning practices to connect readings to organizations and people in the city of Oakland.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Maggie Hunter

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

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Last Updated: 6/23/17