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The Australian Family: Trends, Developments and Changes Over Time

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The Australian Family: Trends, Developments and Changes Over Time

<p>How is the Australian family understood in today’s fast paced, global and ever changing world? We explore the changing nature of the Australian family and discuss developments and trends in how

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How is the Australian family understood in today’s fast paced, global and ever changing world? We explore the changing nature of the Australian family and discuss developments and trends in how families are formed, and the personal, social and political forces influencing family change. This is an interactive workshop, incorporating lecture material and group discussion.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • The changing nature of the Australian family
  • Discuss developments and trends in how families are formed
  • Different types of Australian families
  • Personal, social and political forces influencing family change
  • The concept of family and how it remains central to forming intimate and meaningful relationships in our lives


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Describe the different types of families in Australia today.
  2. Discuss the range of factors influencing how the Australian family has changed and developed over time.
  3. Identify a number of sociological theorists who write about the sociology of the family and discuss some of their ideas.