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SOC 342B: Gender and Social Structure

The role of gender in structuring contemporary life. Social forces affecting gender at the psychological, interactional, and structural levels. Gender inequality in labor markets, education, the household, and other institutions. Theories and research literature.

SOC 346: Workshop: Ethnography

Restricted to doctoral students. Student research employing ethnographic methods. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
| Repeatable for credit

SOC 347: Race and Ethnicity in Society and Institutions (EDUC 315X)

Primarily for doctoral students. Major theories and empirical research. Emphasis is on schooling and race, racial identity, urban issues, and the impact of immigration on race relations.

SOC 350W: Workshop: Migration, Race, Ethnicity and Nation

Current theories and research, recent publications, and presentations of ongoing research by faculty and students. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
| Repeatable for credit

SOC 353X: Inequality, Society, and Education (EDUC 253X)

The course will focus on developing students¿ understanding of theory and research on several key issues in the relationship between education and inequality: 1) what are the recent patterns and trends in both economic and educational inequality? 2) what kinds of inequality (from a normative/philosophical perspective) should we worry about? 3) how do we measure educational inequality? 4) how are economic and educational inequality linked? 5) what policies/practices might reduce educational inequality? The course will be a graduate student seminar, with enrollment capped at 20-25.

SOC 354: Welfare State (SOC 254)

This seminar introduces students to the key literature, questions, and debates about the modern welfare state. Emergence, growth, and purported demise of the welfare state. American welfare state in comparative perspective. Social and political factors affecting state development including political parties, labor markets, gender, demographic change, and immigration.
Instructors: Dauber, M. (PI)

SOC 357: Immigration and Assimilation

Major theoretical debates and empirical applications in the study of immigrant assimilation. Topics include racial and ethnic identity, socioeconomic integration, political participation, and national identity. Companion to SOC 358.

SOC 358: Sociology of Immigration

Topics include: the process of migration; historical perspectives; immigrant integration; transnationalism; immigration policy; labor; nations and nationalism.

SOC 361: Social Psychology of Organizations

Seminar. Social psychological theories and research relevant to organizational behavior. Current research topics; theories in micro-organizational behavior. Topics include models of attribution, choice and decision making, intergroup behavior, stereotyping, and social influence. Prerequisites: Ph.D student; graduate-level social psychology course.
Instructors: Heath, C. (PI)

SOC 361W: Workshop: Networks and Organizations (EDUC 361)

For students doing advanced research. Group comments and criticism on dissertation projects at any phase of completion, including data problems, empirical and theoretical challenges, presentation refinement, and job market presentations. Collaboration, debate, and shaping research ideas. Prerequisite: courses in organizational theory or social network analysis.
| Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Powell, W. (PI)
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