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as of 7/2/2022

SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY AND GENDER DIFFERENCES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Italy - University of Bologna - 'Univ. of Bologna'
UC Course SubjectSociology
Women’s & Gender Studies
Number & Suffix: 147
Full UC Title: SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY AND GENDER DIFFERENCES 
Transcript Title: SOC FAMLY & GENDER 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The course focuses on the social development of children and adolescents; the most important interpretative models for the evolution of the family system at the national and international level; and the theories and operational tools for understanding familial contexts. Part of the course is devoted to the critical factors that determine gender roles, gender categories, and major concepts of contemporary feminist thought, in an international context. The course addresses such issues as the main social dynamics affecting gender inequalities in Italy, both in the family and extra-family contexts (especially in the field of education and employment). The course also focuses on the evolution of the current models for maternity and paternity; work-family balancing both locally, nationally, and internationally; and gender differences from a historical and sociological perspective. Topics covered include the main theoretical approaches about gender differences; social dynamics related to socialization and to sex roles (from childhood to adolescence); differences and inequalities between men and women; main stages of gender emancipation in Italian history; gender representation in the Italian media; models and timing of family formation in Italy; transition to adulthood; kinship; work-family balancing; and gender violence. Students gain familiarity with the changes that have characterized Italian families over the last century, as well as to develop critical skills in analyzing how such changes have impacted the Italian welfare system. 
Language of Instruction: Italian
 
Partner Title: SOCIOLOGIA DELLA FAMIGLIA E DELLE DIFFRENZE DI GENERE 
Partner University Department: Educatore Sociale e Culturale 
Partner University Course Number: 73373