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This course provides an analytic framework for understanding the roles that gender and race play in defining the work... see more

This RLO is part of "Research methods" module. This module is designed primarily for students taking sport-related... see more

This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s.... see more

Explore where the prohibitions and permissions that occur in every day life come from, why they exist, and what gives... see more

How can the individual be at once cause and consequence of society, a unique agent of social action and also a social... see more

There are few contexts where people are not confronted by difference in the workplace, in organisations and public... see more

The goal of this seminar is to have open discussions of controversial political and social issues and raise awareness of... see more

This course introduces the basic techniques of demographic analysis. Students will become familiar with the sources of... see more

This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic methods. Elementary... see more

This graduate seminar examines civic engagement in international, national and local environmental governance. We will... see more

This class has been reorganized to focus primarily on the War in Iraq. As in previous years, the class still examines war... see more

This course examines the contemporary problem of political violence and the way that human rights have been conceived as... see more

We begin by considering briefly the evolution of the family, its cross-cultural variability, and its history in the West.... see more

Americans have historically preferred to think of the United States in classless terms, as a land of economic opportunity... see more

Why is identity important and how are identities formed? This unit looks at the many different ways in which identity can... see more

This course explores the urban environment as a natural phenomenon, human habitat, medium of expression, and forum for... see more

Does prison work and what purpose does it serve? This unit allows you to listen to a discussion surrounding the purpose... see more

Sexuality and parenthood encompass some of the most ordinary and yet most profound experiences that life has to offer. In... see more

This module, created by Jeff Leiter of North Carolina State University, explores what people earn from their jobs. People... see more

An introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. We examine the concept of social identity,... see more

2006 Winter Semester “Academics and Humans” Today universities are facing the third great revolutionary phase after... see more

This course presents a survey of social theory from the 19th century to the present. The focus is on (a) the social... see more

This is a seminar about the ways that urban design contributes to the distribution of political power and resources in... see more

This five-day program on evaluating social programs will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and... see more