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Robert Crosnoe, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Fall 2008

SOC 308 • Sociology of Identity

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
46463 TTh
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
BUR 212
Tibbals

Course Description

This course explores individuals' identities from a sociological perspective. We will consider several common arenas of social life and identity (ie gender, work, family, sexuality, education, etc), power privilege, and the ways in which these components form persons multifaceted perspectives.

Grading Policy

Midterm 20%
Final Exam 20%
Group Project 25%
Homework (response/reaction essays) 35%

Texts

Steph Lawler, Identity: Sociological Perspectives, (isbn 0745635768)

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