SOC276 - Families and Globalization (Diversity)
Sociological perspective of diverse and emerging family patterns around the world in the 21st century, the interplay between globalization and families, and of challenges facing families and policy implications.
Cross Listed Courses
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
MN Goal Designation(s)
Identify and apply sociological theory and methods to study families in the U.S. and around the world.
Explore and describe diverse family patterns both around the world and in the U.S.
Explain various family cultures, relations and problems in given historical, social, ecological and global context.
Reflect on how the study of families in this and other cultures and at different historical periods helps the students understand their own families.
Critically examine alternative family theories applying in different family systems shaped by larger social forces.