SO 326 Sociology of Marriage
SO 326 Sociology of Marriage 3
Examination of marriage and intimate relationships in the U.S. today. Sociological research and value perspectives are used to understand such issues as mate selection, cohabitation, careers and marriage, power, communication and conflict, diverse marriage styles, divorce and remarriage. Major emphasis given to the nature and dynamics of sexuality and gender in intimate relationships. Faith perspectives on marriage, sex, and gender are explored. Prerequisite: SO 120.