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Stewart, Amanda Instructor

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Research

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  • Sexualities, Gender, Families, Qualitative Methods, Rural Sociology, Social Movements

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  • SOCY 1001 - Introduction to Sociology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Examines basic sociological ideas including social relations, social interaction, social structure, and social change. Examples are drawn from societies around the world.
  • SOCY 1006 - The Social Construction of Sexuality
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021
    Discusses the social determinants of sexuality. Analyzes the economic, psychological, and cultural influences on human sexuality. Interactional perspective of human sexuality is presented. Same as WGST 1006.
  • SOCY 1016 - Sex, Gender, and Society 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021
    Examines status and power differences between the sexes at individual and societal levels. Emphasizes historical context of gender roles and status, reviews major theories of gender stratification. Same as WGST 1016.
  • SOCY 3016 - Marriage and the Family in U.S. Society
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
    Comparative and historical examination of marriage and the family within the U.S. Emphasizes changing family roles and family structures. Also considers alternatives to the nuclear family and traditional marriage exploring new definitions of family. Recommended prerequisite: SOCY 3001. Same as WGST 3016.
  • SOCY 3141 - Social Movements in the U.S
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Considers theory and research about American social movements. Emphasizes leadership, ideology, recruitment, strategy, organizational dynamics, public response, and reasons for success or failure. Recommended prerequisite: SOCY 3001.
  • SOCY 4071 - Social Stratification
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Studies theories of class, ethnic, sex, and age stratification. Examines social inequality in the United States and analyzes the resulting conflicts. Same as SOCY 5071.
  • SOCY 4441 - Senior Honors Seminar 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Helps students design and initiate an honors thesis based on original sociological research.
  • WGST 1006 - The Social Construction of Sexuality
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Discusses the social determinants of sexuality. Analyzes the economic, psychological and cultural influences on human sexuality. Interactional perspective of human sexuality is presented. Same as SOCY 1006.
  • WGST 1016 - Sex, Gender, and Society 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Examines status and power differences between the sexes at individual and societal levels. Emphasizes historical context of gender roles and status, reviews major theories of gender stratification. Same as SOCY 1016.

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