SOC 1108 Appalachian Families
A critical and analytical examination of the Appalachian experience from the 1700s through the present day with emphasis on the Appalachian family (both rural and urban) as a varied and complex social system, including an examination of the diverse populations within the Appalachian region.
- Examine the impact of cultural identity, cultural assumptions, and cultural hegemony on the Appalachian family.
- Analyze how the structures and processes of race, class, gender, and place have been experienced and shaped by Appalachian families.
- Discuss the values and norms of the Appalachian culture and family.
- Analyze the Appalachian family by applying the "social systems" approach.
Credit Hours: 3
- Classroom: 3 hours
- Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
- Department: Sociology
- Repeatable Credit: No
- Offered Online: No