SOCI 226 : Marriage and Family

Comparative, historical, and contemporary analysis of European and American families. The interplay of economic, social, demographic, and legal forces on family formation, child-rearing, marriage, divorce, separation, fertility, patriarchy, and social definitions of gender in Europe from the Middle Ages to the end of the nineteenth century and in the United States from 1900.This course satisfies the Modes of Inquiry requirement for Understanding the Individual and Society.



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