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Sociology of Family (SOC130)

3.0 Semester Hours
IAI Code: S7 902 What's this?

Sociology of Family is the study of the institution of family and the theoretical context of family patterns within society. The impact of changing American demographics and culture on the structure of family in society is emphasized, and the areas of economy, social class, aging, and crises are examined in the social context of family. Sociological study of family focuses on socialization, gender roles, pair bonding and sexuality, marriage, divorce and remarriage, and parenting and childhood.

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