Academic Catalog

SOC305 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY

Course Code: 2320305
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Sociology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET CHAN ECEVT
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The family as a social institution; the structure and types of family; the functions (economic, social and reproductive) of the family; changing role of the family and social change; sexual division of labor within family; domestic labor; reproduction; patriarchy; child labor; kinship.