Department Information

Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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Course Detail

SOC 350 - Civil Society

The course begins with an examination of the historical development of and the social and psychological underpinnings of civility. It then describes the ideas and the practices of civil society in liberal modern societies from the 18th century to the present. The course concludes by examining the character of civility and of civil society in the contemporary United States in light of recent changes in the market economy, the democratic state, publics, and the social realm of familial, communal and associational ties. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.