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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
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SOC 240 - Sociology of Disasters


Prerequisites: SOC 100 
Fulfills a course requirement in the Anthropology + Sociology Core Concentration
Social science is confronting the consequences of large human-created and human-enabled disasters. Earthquakes, fires, hurricanes, terrorist attacks, and biomedical threats shape modern life. This course examines the manner in which human activity generates, exacerbates, and responds to ‘natural’ and ‘man-made’ disasters.

3 credits
Spring, Alternate Years



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