The media have powerfully shaped society since the invention of the printing press. Modern media such as television and the internet affect how we see ourselves and how we relate to one another. This course investigates the relationship between the media and gender and racial inequality, corporate and government power, and citizen activism. Students will also examine the effects of social media on our sense of self and our society.

Course Notes

SOC 223 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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