Changes in family organization and behaviour in Sweden, in an international comparative context, are a particular focus. Course literature consist of theoretical explications as well as recent empirical research. Students are expected to critically examine and evaluate research on the family and to relate it to policy discourse in contemporary Sweden and other wealthy societies.

Language: English

Autumn 2020 this course will only be via Zoom.

You will find all information you need at the course page in Athena closer to the start of course

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Course description and schedule

Schedule 2020

Family Sociology 2020 (259 Kb) .(pdf) Updated 10 September


Associate professor  Rense Nieuwenhuis