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SOC 606

Work and Families in the 21st Century

Family life is shaped by the relationship between the division of labour in the home and employment responsibilities in the workplace. This course is designed to explore how divisions of labour in the home and the workplace have changed over the years. The course looks at topics that include the gender and racial division of labour in the paid workforce and the home, motherhood, fatherhood, pregnancy work, as well as informal and marginal paid work such as sex work and migrant labour.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

SOC 11B or SOC 103 or SOC 104 or SOC 105 or SOC 111 or Direct Entry

Antirequisites

SOC 21B, FNF 520

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Sociology