HDA 266 - Children and Families Cross Culturally
Dates & Times:
May 20 - June 28, 2013
Mondays & Wednesdays
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Pursues an in-depth inquiry into organizations and functions of families in selected non-Western societies. Focuses on the interaction between life course paths and family strategies for adaptation. Attention is given to caring for children, organizing domestic labor and conveying identities and statuses in foraging societies, farming societies, and market based societies. Prerequisite: HDP 120-121 or HDP 124-125. General Education: Fulfills Perspectives on Diversity. Also fulfills Self & Society OR Historical Perspectives. For students entering prior to September, 2010: Social Sciences AND Multicultural. Intermediate.
Eric Silverman, Associate Professor, American Studies, Human Development, Wheelock College