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Additional Information for SOCI 207

Examines the form and function of families, and major issues and forces shaping families in Aotearoa/New Zealand.  Students doing this course will:

  • Critically evaluate knowledge and theory about families and the structure and history of ‘The Family’ with relevance to contemporary Aotearoa/New Zealand.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the forces shaping the contemporary context of family life, including an exploration of intersecting issues of gender, power, ethnicity, class.
  • Debate and engage in issues regarding families and society.

Co-ordinator - Associate Professor Anita Gibbs