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SOCI V 3235 Social Movements: Collective Action

Social movements and the theories social scientists use to explain them, with emphasis on the American civil rights and women's movements. Topics include theories of participation, the personal and social consequences of social movements, the rationality of protest, the influence of ideology, organization, and the state on movement success, social movements, and the mass media.
Prerequisites: One introductory course in Sociology suggested. BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Social Analysis (SOC I)..
3 points

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Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2016 :: SOCI V3235
SOCI
3235
01592
001
MW 4:10p - 5:25p
324 MILBANK HALL
D. andrade 27 [ More Info ]

SOCI W 3302 Sociology of Gender

Examination of factors in gender identity that are both universal (across time, culture, setting) and specific to a social context. Social construction of gender roles in different settings, including family, work, and politics. Attention to the role of social policies in reinforcing norms or facilitating change.
Prerequisites: One introductory course in Sociology suggested. BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Social Analysis (SOC I).. BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Social Analysis (SOC II)..
3 points

SOCI V 3901 The Sociology of Culture

Drawing examples from popular music, religion, politics, race, and gender, explores the interpretation, production, and reception of cultural texts and meanings. Topics include aesthetic distinction and taste communities, ideology, power, and resistance; the structure and functions of subcultures; popular culture and high culture; and ethnography and interpretation.
Prerequisites: SOCI BC1003 or equivalent social science course and permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 15 students. BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Cultures in Comparison (CUL)..
4 points

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Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2016 :: SOCI V3901
SOCI
3901
03482
001
Tu 2:10p - 4:00p
502 Diana Center
J. Rieder 15 [ More Info ]

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Urban Studies

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V3420 Introduction to Urban Sociology

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