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Sociology of Disasters

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Disasters are usually sudden events that result in catastrophic loss of life and/or property. Words like "disorder," "chaos," and "panic" are often used to describe social phenomena in these situations – descriptions that (as you will learn) belie the highly socially structured nature of disaster-related behavior and processes. This course takes a closer look at disaster situations using a sociological lens.

Students enroll in SOC 3650.

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