Sociology 210

Modulekode SOC 210
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Humanities

This module consists of two sections (Gender, family and households and Sociology of work: Changing worlds of work); the order in which these are taught may change from time to time.

Gender, family and households

This section focuses on theories and issues relevant to the understanding of households, families and gender. It addresses thematics such as dynamic family structures, poverty, the survival strategies of poor households, gender-based violence and the ways in which the aforementioned affect family life and forms as well as children and youth in particular. A special emphasis is placed on exploring these issues in a Southern African context.

Sociology of work: Changing worlds of work
This section focuses on the changing world of work over the last century.  It focuses on themes such as the conceptualisation of work, workplace restructuring and reorganisation and the consequences for work and employment. An emphasis is placed on exploring these issues from a southern perspective.

Modulekrediete 20.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites SOC 110(GS), SOC 120(GS)
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 1 tutorial per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Sociology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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