[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Home Monash Info News and Events Campuses and Faculties Monash University
Monash University Handbooks


Family Policy Issues (6 points)


Leader: Ulla Svensson

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: An examination of contemporary family policies in western societies. The focus will be on current debates regarding: abortion, domestic violence, child custody after divorce, childcare services and parental leave. Comparisons will be made between countries, and between feminism and the neo-conservative New Right Pro-Family movement.

Assessment: Essay (2000 words): 40% + Seminar paper (2500 words): 60%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week

Prerequisites: Minor in Sociology or equivalent

Help | Contacts | Site Map | Staff Directory | Search