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Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 24, 2016
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SOC 2102C - Self &Soc II:Race,Gender,Class
This course focuses on the basic social problems, issues, dilemmas, and conflicts of contemporary social life. Drawing on the important insights of 19th and 20th century social theorists, the course investigates the social contexts of the modern world as they relate to inequality, injustice, and inhumanity. Specific topics include race relations, gender discrimination, drug abuse, social disorganization, poverty, and the decline and transition of family life. Other forms of social pathology studied include mental illness, deviant behavior, violence, and crime in American society. Global issues such as environmental degradation, technological dehumanization, and bureaucratic insensitivity will also be examined.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Division of Social Sciences Division
Sociology/SWK Department

Course Attributes:
Contemporary Societies Core, Liberal Arts

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