This course examines changing family patterns in Canada, and analyzes how social factors influence family relationships. You will examine topics such as the functions and roles of families, changing definitions of the family, the development of intimate relationships, parenthood and child raising, how paid and unpaid work affect family life, divorce, and family violence.
Prerequisites: Sociology 1 (SOCI 160)
39 hours/14 weeks
Additional costs: Text(s) and required print materials
Department of Arts and Sciences