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

Spring 2009

SOC 302 • Intro to the Study of Society (45425-45450

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
45425 MW
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
CMA A2.320
REGNERUS

Course Description

This course is an introduction to sociological perspectives on social life. Our major course objective is to learn how to

Grading Policy

Exam #1 25%
Four quizzes 5% each
Two written assignments 10% each
Final Exam 35%

Texts

Lynn Davidman, Tradition in a Rootless World
Christian Smith, Moral, Believing Animals: Human Personhood and Culture
Mark Regnerus, Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers
Elaine Tyler May, Great Expectations: Marriage & Divorce in Post-Victorian America
Arlie Hochschild, The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home & Home Becomes Work

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