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Holtzman, Mellisa. 2010. “SOCIOLOGY 424: THE FAMILY”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Although it is often assumed that "the family" is something that is easily defined and conceptualized, we shall see throughout the course that there is considerable variation in family arrangements, both historically and in our own society. The purpose of this course is to develop an appreciation for the diversity of family patterns. The first part of the...

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