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SOC 349 - Law and Society


Description:
Law is studied through the major sociological perspectives by examining law and its relations with the economy, policy, family, religion, socioeconomic production, social class, gender, and race and ethnicity.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: SOC 107.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss the core sociological perspectives in relation to law as a social institution, structure, and process.
  • Identify and discuss law and its relationships to the social stratification dimensions of social class, gender, and race, and ethnicity.
  • Identify and discuss the regulatory role law has for other social institutions.
  • Identify and discuss how institutions and social movements shape the formation of law.
  • Identify and discuss the complex relations between law and culture.
  • Identify and discuss how law is socially constructed through the enactment of social roles located in the social field of the courts and legal system.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
3/3/2011

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