SociologySOCY 122 The Sociology of Law

Explores the social forces that shape legal outcomes and the ways law, in turn, influences social life. Traces the history and political economy of American law; the relation between law and social change; how this relation is shaped by capitalism and democracy; and how class, race, and gender are expressed in welfare and regulatory law.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to majors and minors in legal studies, sociology, Latin American/sociology combined, and global information and social enterprise.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Jaimie Morse

Also offered as

LGST 122

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to legal studies majors and minors.