20th - 22nd July 2022

Residential (3 days, 2 nights)

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This course focuses on how we understand the family as part of society. We will consider diverse types of family structure and current issues relating to families such as marriage, divorce and parenting, as well as thinking about how social inequalities in power, gender and employment affect families. We will use a range of ideas from sociology to analyse families in different ways.  

This course is ideal for anyone interested in a career in social and public sectors or further study in social sciences.

During the course we will use sociological ideas to think about how our ideas of family change over time and are different in different places.  We will think about how families affect society and how society affects families and understand different ways of analysing families.

By the end of the course you will understand social changes that affect family structure and understand how social inequalities affect families

This course is ideal for anyone interested in a career in social and public sectors or further study in social sciences.

Fees

This course costs from £0-£50 including accommodation and meals, depending on your income.

Level

Level 1

Entry Requirements

You must be working at Level 1 Literacy

Progression

You might want to look at our other Social Justice and Community courses