Intimate Inequalities: The State of American Families


Most people grow up in families, but few know much about them. Taken for granted beliefs that marriages should be based on love, that heterosexuality is an obvious identity, and that mothers want to care for their children, are recent inventions. Gender, social class, and racial inequalities within and across families. Course focuses on changes over time in family structures and roles. How families experience and generate inequality.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • R
  • SS
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