SOCY 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.


Enrollment is restricted to sociology, community studies, global and community health BA and BS, legal studies, Latin American and Latino studies/sociology combined, and global information and social enterprise studies majors, proposed majors and minors.



Also offered as

LGST 122


Enrollment is restricted to legal studies majors and minors.