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Spring 2011-2012
* SOC 240 (SA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Families

Ana M. Goldani

Selected topics in the sociology of family life including family diversity, gender and household division of labor, demography and history of family life, and the role of the state and social policy.

Sample reading list:
Stephanie Coontz (ed.), American Families: Multicultural Reader
Goran Therborn, Between Sex and Power
Judith Stacey, Brave New Families
Mary Ann Mason, et al., All Our Own Families
Harriet Presser, Working in a 24/7 Economy:
Lynne M. Casper & Susanne Bianchi, Changing Family in a Changing Society

Reading/Writing assignments:
60-100 pages of reading per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 35%
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 15%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40009 L01 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm M W   Green Hall   0-S-6   Enrolled:20 Limit:65
P01 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W   Green Hall   0-S-6   Enrolled:9 Limit:16
43549 P02 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm W        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
P03 9:00 am - 9:50 am Th   Wallace Hall   190   Enrolled:5 Limit:16
P04 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   Wallace Hall   190   Enrolled:6 Limit:16