SOCI 433

Issues in Demography and Families

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

In-depth examination of contemporary population trends and their effects on human well-being, issues relating to families, and social policy responses. Topics may include: population growth, sustainable development, and the environment; population aging; dating and mating, marriage, cohabitation and divorce; new reproductive technologies; parenting, work and family life, stress and violence, population and immigration, indigenous families, urbanization and human crowding.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 433, SOCI 340, SOCI 342, SOCI 443.
  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.


  • Minimum third-year standing; and
  • declared Honours or Major in Sociology; or
  • permission of the department.


Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer Fall Spring

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