Major - Sociology of the Family

SOCI 2037  Sociology of the Family


SOCI 2035


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This survey course focuses on the structure and function of family and household systems, including comparative material from various cultures. Topics covered may include how household and family relationships are formed and how these change over the life-course; the impact of other major social systems (e.g. work, school) on the family and household; socialization, mobility, illegitimacy, old age, divorce, marital adjustment and changing social roles.

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