Sociology of Families
Centre for Online Learning
published: 2011 | Teaching material | Online Course Information
Using contemporary sociological perspectives, this course provides a critical analysis of Canadian families and family life. The social-historical changes in the organization of family life and cultural understandings of families are explored along with current issues facing Canadian families. Emphasis is on the link between family life and larger socio-economic structures, gender relations within families, and contemporary diversity in family life.
- SY101 or YC100.
Course Materials: Have you already registered on LORIS? Follow the links below to order textbooks, Loaned media and supplementary material (where applicable).†
Textbook(s) - Order textbook(s) and/or course packs through the Laurier Bookstore.
Loaned Media - Request Loaned Media and Supplementary Material through the Centre for Online Learning. - Deposit Price TBA
The Double Shift:
Fatherhood USA: Juggling Family and Work
End of Second Class
When Parentís Canít Fix it: Living With a Childís Disability
No Place Called Home
Please note: loaned media must be returned by the return deadline with a Media Return Form or you will forfeit 100% of your deposit.
Non-Refundable Administration Fee - $27.00
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revised Mar 24/11