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SOCY 5596 Black Families and Society (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will examine Black families within the United States. This reading and participation intensive seminar will analyze family dynamics from a race, class, and gender perspective and will not assume a uniform Black family experience. Although we will pay careful attention to the historical foundations for many of the contemporary issues now facing families of African descent, we will primarily focus on modern day dynamics and debates within and outside of Black families.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Shawn McGuffey

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: AADS5596

Comments: Cross-listed with AADS5596. To get sociology credit for the major or minor, you must register for SOCY5596.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17