Lecture/discussion3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1, 2, or 3 recommended. Sociological approaches to study of historical and contemporary culture and mass media, and their structuring in relation to social actors, institutions, stratification, power, the production of culture, audiences, and the significance of culture in processes of change. GE credit: SocSci|SS.
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Lecture3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1, 2, or 3 recommended. Contemporary women's social movements in Latin America, focusing on Honduras, El Salvador, Brazil, and Nicaragua. Examination of exploitation and oppression in Latin America. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci|DD, SS, WC.
12Y. Data Visualization in the Social Sciences (4)
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Tutorial3-12 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing; completion of appropriate course with distinction. Activities vary depending on the nature of the course assignment. May include (but not limited to) tutoring on course material, advising on projects and papers, and leading discussion groups. (P/NP grading only.)
134. Sociology of Racial Ethnic Families (4)
Lecture4 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 2, or 3 recommended. Examination of popular belief systems that accompany relations between social classes, whites and blacks, and men and women in the United States. How do dominant groups attempt to justify each relationship, and is there ideological conflict or consensus between groups. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt|ACGH, DD, SS.
137. African American Society and Culture 1790-1990 (4)
Lecture/discussion4 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 2, or 3 recommended. How systems of social inequality organize the practice of violence. Definitions of violence and issues affecting the social capacity for violence. Analysis and comparison of different forms of violence associated with race, class, gender relations and social organization. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci|SS.
139. Corporations and Society (4)
Lecture3 hours; term paper or discussion1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1, 2, or 3 recommended. Sociology of Jewish life, analyzing challenges to Jewish identity and community in the diaspora. Diversity within the Jewish community, Americanization, women, new immigrants, post-Holocaust Jewish identity, and LGBT Jews. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci|SS.
141. Industrialization and Social Change (4)
Lecture3 hours; discussion1 hour; term paper; project. Prerequisite: course 1, 2, or 3 recommended. Introduction to the study of human population, including theories and statistical measures; social causes and consequences of population trends; changes in population structure; geographical distribution, migration, socio-psychological factors affecting fertility. GE credit: SocSci|QL, SS.