The Department of Sociology at Purdue University studies how societies are organized, and the consequences of varying forms of organization on people's lives. Purdue's Department of Sociology: produces world-class scholarship, in the books and articles it publishes; offers two undergraduate majors, one in Sociology and another in Law and Society; and delivers an exceptionally strong graduate program leading to the Ph.D. At the graduate level, the Department's research and training programs are currently organized into six areas: Family and Gender; Health, Aging, and the Life Course; Law and Society; Sociology of Religion; Social Inequality; and Social Movements and Political Sociology.


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