Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


Sociology 190. Self and Society

This course examines theoretical modes of sociological inquiry and empirical research through an in-depth study of the self and society. Through classical and contemporary readings, five areas are explored: the construction of the self; socialization and sexuality; the power of social structures and circumstances; deviance; and globalization and social change.

This course is intended only for sociology majors or prospective majors. All others can be admitted only by permission of the instructor.