University of Portland Bulletin 2016-2017

SOC 481 Marriage: Social and Ethical Dimensions

A sociological, theological and ethical examination of the institution of marriage. Historical changes over time are discussed along with their moral implications. Issues of gender, love, mate selection, cohabitation, decision making, work, and child rearing are considered along with the moral controversies regarding abortion, divorce, and homosexuality.


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