Major - The 21st Century Family

GEND 2556  The 21st Century Family


Any 18 credits completed


3 hours per week for a total of 36 hours




Students consider wide-ranging cross-cultural and historical changes in conceptions and practices of family life. Topics include queer families, reproductive rights and freedoms, 2SLGBTQI+ family rights, supporting transgender, non-binary and other gender non-conforming children and youth, heteronormative marriage and the settler state, the economics of the nuclear family, decolonizing sexuality and marriage, critical nonmonogamy, emotional and relational intelligence, and the role of the family in building socially and environmentally just worlds.

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