SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY

SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY

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Code
83952
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 8711 SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL POLICY (LM-87) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL POLICY)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course introduces to a sociological approach to family as a social group, with particular attention to the change's processes  that in recent decades have involved families in Western societies

 

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

An in-deep knowledge on family transformation in current society

 

 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to develop in students the ability to analyze familiar forms and their changes in the light of the different theoretical approaches presented and to use a critical view that overcomes prejudiced and stereotyped visions.

At the end of the course the students will be able to:

use the specific sociological terminology of the discipline

understanding, explaining and knowing how to refer the theoretical concepts (authors, theoretical approaches, historical and social contexts of reference ...)

analyze the different family contexts in the light of changes over the centuries and read them with critical awareness through the comparison between the theoretical aspects and the research and / or professional experiences presented in class and through the study texts

Teaching methods

The course will take place with different teaching methods: lectures, classroom discussions, presentation of texts by students. External experts will be invited to explore some specific elements.

The course will use the films and images produced by the Laboratory for Visual Sociology in order to address the topics of the syllabus. 

 

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will analyze in particular the relationship between the family and contemporary society, analyzing the significant changes of the last decades and the development of the concept of parenting. Particular attention will also be given to migratory phenomena and the presence of transnational families.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For students attending classes: 


Saraceno C., Naldini M., 2013, Sociologia della Famiglia, Il Mulino, Bologna

At choice, one of the following texts :

Zanatta AL., Nuove madri e nuovi padri, Il Mulino, 2011

 

Some articles on migrant families will be provided by the teacher

 


For students not attending classes


Saraceno C., Naldini M., 2013, Sociologia della Famiglia, Il Mulino, Bologna (300 pag.) 

At choice, two of the following texts :

Bourdieu P., 2009, Il dominio maschile, Feltrinelli, Milano

Polini B., Maggioni G., La genitorialità adeguata. Competenza ed efficacia nelle relazioni familiari, Franco Angeli MIlano 2016

Zanatta AL., Nuove madri e nuovi padri, Il Mulino, Bologna 2011

R. Carriero-L. Todesco, Indaffarate e soddisfatte, Carocci ed. Roma, 2016

Ghigi R., Fare la differenza. Educazione di genere dalla prima infanzia all'età adulta, Il Mulino Bologna2019

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: No class period the prof. Lagomarsino receives the students only by appointment (f.lagomarsino@unige.it), at room 3A2, Disfor When the are lessons the prof. Lagomarsino office hours is:  thursday morning 12-13 am, at room 3A2, Disfor

Exam Board

FRANCESCA LAGOMARSINO (President)

VALERIA SILVIA PANDOLFINI

CHIARA LANINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course will take place with different teaching methods: lectures, classroom discussions, presentation of texts by students. External experts will be invited to explore some specific elements.

The course will use the films and images produced by the Laboratory for Visual Sociology in order to address the topics of the syllabus. 

 

 

LESSONS START

I semester from September 16th to December 6th 2019 (12 weeks)
II semester from February 17th to May 9th 2020 (12 weeks)

ORARI

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SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY

EXAMS

Exam description

oral interview and team work for attending students. The team work evaluation worth the 30% of total evaluation

For not attending students : oral interview

Assessment methods

The capacity for critical analysis of the phenomena and the knowledge of the sociological theories analyzed as well as the specific terminology of the discipline will be evaluated.

The knowledge of the texts and the ability to critically discuss the transformations of the family in contemporary society will be evaluated in the light of the main researches and theories

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
29/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà presso il DISFOR, Corso podestà 2
14/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà presso il DISFOR, Corso podestà 2
11/09/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà presso il DISFOR, Corso podestà 2