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SOCIĀ 4043 [0.5 credit] Families in the 21st Century

Examination of contemporary family forms including single-parent-, blended/step-, LGBTQ- and common-law families. Topics may include theoretical perspectives; reproductive technologies; globalization; migration; interracial families; cohabitation; separation/divorce; motherhood/fatherhood; childcare/domestic labour; children/youth; intergenerational relations; social class/poverty; family policies and family law.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year standing.
Seminar three hours a week.