- One Semester / Teaching Period
- 36 hours
2021 teaching periods
|Higher Ed. Semester 1|
Last self enrolment:
Last withdraw without fail:
50 Credit Points
Aims and objectives
The aim of this unit is to introduce students to various sociological perspectives on debates about families, personal relationships and sexuality.
Demonstrate an understanding of families and relationships as socially and culturally variable institutions and sets of practices, in keeping with a sociological perspective.
Interpret the main trends in family change and continuity in Australia and overseas, in light of sociological theories and historical evidence.
Describe the manner in which social forces shape personal life in relation to families and sexuality
Apply sociological concepts to their own experience of families
Demonstrate an ability to cooperate with and intellectually engage with peers in discussion.