Families and Households

3 courses, 19 lectures
2:32:12

Sociology

Family Policy in Britain

Family Policy in Britain

In this course, Professor Pat Thane (Birkbeck, University of London) explores family policy in Britain since the 1960s. In the first module, we set the context by thinking about some key features of family life prior to the...

6 lectures

0:43:51

Prof. Pat Thane

Birkbeck College, London

Sociology

Sociological Theories of the Family

Sociological Theories of the Family

In this course, Dr Vicki Harman (University of Surrey) explores the sociology of the family. In the first module, we think about the different ways in which we might define the word 'family', as well as considering some of the...

6 lectures

0:39:03

Dr Vicki Harman

Surrey University

Sociology

The Sociology of Childhood

The Sociology of Childhood

In this course, Professor Karen Wells (Birkbeck, University of London) explores the sociology of childhood. In the first module, we think about the idea is childhood is socially constructed, before moving on in the second...

7 lectures

1:09:18

Prof. Karen Wells

Birkbeck College, London