Sociological Perspectives on Family Relationships
Formerly: 305A, part of 305
Examines theory and research on the dynamics of family relationships over the life course. Topics include the formation of intimate relationships; becoming a parent; parent-child relationships and their influence on children's social and emotional development; and the ways in which families respond to tensions and conflict within relationships, focusing on the effects of separation and divorce and adult children's return to the "empty nest".
- Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 205, SOCI 305, SOCI 305A.