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SOC 605

Families: Difference and Diversity

Family life is shaped by social, economic and legal forces. This course is designed to explore how family structures and family dynamics have changed over time. The course looks at topics such as colonization, immigration, cohabitation, heterosexual and same sex marriage, childrearing theories, violence, divorce and remarriage. The course also explores the importance of laws and state policies for family structures.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1


SOC 11B or SOC 103 or SOC 104 or SOC 105 or SOC 111 or Direct Entry




SOC 21B, FNF 520

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