Feb 09, 2023  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

SOCI 457 - Families in Global Perspective


Examination and comparison of the diverse family institutions in selected societies, focusing on economic, sociodemographic, and cultural factors that are essential in shaping the changing forms, functions, and internal dynamics of families and households. Attention given to influences of the global economy, the status of women and children, gender roles within and outside of families, and tensions between family household economics and wage labor in the global market. A culminating experience-integrating theory, methods, and scholarly writing-is required. Recommended: SOCI 354.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: SOCI 300.  CRQ: SOCI 301 or SOCI 302; and SOCI 377A or SOCI 377B; or consent of department.

Credits: 3