Gender and Families
0.5 Credit

The focus in this course will be on the ways in which moral regulation, social constructions, and state policies set boundaries within which gender relations in families are played out. The implications of such social understandings and practices for family experience will be addressed as will the intersections of family gender relations with issues of race and class. Topics covered include parenting, care-giving, employment and family responsibilities, work/family balance, and family violence.