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SOCY 1038 Race, Class, and Gender (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Viewing race, class, gender, sexuality, and other identities as inseparable from discussions of inequality and power, this course will begin by discussing the social construction of these categories and how they are connected. We will then look at how these social identities shape and are also shaped by four general subject areas: (1) wealth and poverty, (2) education, (3) family, and (4) crime, law, and social policy. Although this course is separated into subject areas, we shall see that these areas greatly overlap and are mutually influenced by one other.


Instructor(s): Shawn McGuffey

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: AADS1138

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14