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SOCY 1040 Global Sociology (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course introduces a variety of sociological theories and themes through examining the processes of globalization, social change, and the formation of the modern world. Topics covered include colonialism and the rise of the West, economic development, global inequality, race and gender, and social movements. Although we will examine a variety of national experiences, the course focuses particularly on the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.


Instructor(s): Sarah Babb

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14