SOCB49H3 Sociology of Family

This course explores the family as a social institution, which shapes and at the same time is shaped by, the society in North America. Specific attention will be paid to family patterns in relation to class, gender, and racial/ethnic stratifications. Selected focuses include: socialization; courtship; heterosexual, gay and lesbian relations; gender division of labour; immigrant families; childbearing and childrearing; divorce; domestic violence; elderly care.

Prerequisite: 

[[( SOCA01H3) and ( SOCA02H3)] or SOCA03Y3] or [ WSTA01H3 and WSTA03H3]

Exclusion: 

SOC214Y

Enrolment Limits: 
170
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences