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Families in Canadian Context I
This course provides students with a foundation in the theoretical frameworks used to study families. Canadian research is highlighted and topics include: historical perspectives on families, the diversity of family forms; dating; family formation; parenting issues; separation and divorce; family re-formation, mid-life and aging families, same-sex, immigrant, visible minority and aboriginal families, and domestic division of labour; work and family life; power and violence; and, social class with particular attention paid to families living in poverty.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1