SOCI 201 Social Inequality
This course will introduce students to the basic concepts, theoretical frameworks, and research methods employed in a sociological approach to the study of social inequality. We will explore the many facets and forms of social inequality as well as think about how social inequalities are perpetuated by political, economic, cultural, and other social and structural forces. This course places special emphasis on the development of students' critical thinking skills and ability to apply core concepts and theoretical frameworks to understand contemporary forms of social inequality in both local and global contexts. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit
- SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO or HNRS-260SO Must be taken prior to taking this course.
|A||Dr. Meeta Mehrotra||M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM|
SOCI 338 Women's Lives: Global Perspect
In this course, we will examine similarities as well as divergences in the experiences of various groups of women, especially in countries that are part of the developing world. The course will begin with an analysis of the notion of global sisterhood and it's criticisms. We will then move on to specific issues such as work, family and household, representations in media, and violence. We will end the semester with an evaluation of the possibilities of and opportunities for transnational movements for gender equality. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit
- One 200-level SOCI course or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.
|G||Dr. Meeta Mehrotra||M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM|