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Thanksgiving as Kin Work
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Lorber, Judith. 2010. “Thanksgiving As Kin Work”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Students are asked to analyze the interpersonal dynamics around Thanksgiving dinner or other celebratory family meal as a way of determining the gendered division of labor and family conflicts and their resolution. The student is asked to be an observer of his/her own family.

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Sex and Gender
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College 200

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