Study Programmes 2017-2018
Family sociology
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in sociology, professional focus in immigration studies3
Master in anthropology (120 ECTS)3
Master in sociology (120 ECTS)3
Master in labour sciences (120 ECTS)3
Master in labour sciences (60 ECTS)3
Master de spécialisation en études de genre3
Master in psychology : general (120 ECTS)3
University certificate in clinical psychology with a focus on psychopathology3
Lecturer :
Claire Gavray
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
theoretical approach : historical approach of families and of family sociology (presentation of theories and authors) -discussion of recent research results concerning demography, families and their evolution, family policies, links private life/professional life, intrafamily violences, gender hierarchies...
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
to give students the necessary tools for a critical approach and analyse of contemporary evolution linked with 'family' and families realities ; links between family and other social spheres; evolution of power and resources between social and gender groups
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
nothing else than a high interest for the topic . Pupils are asked to attend a maximum of courses.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
reading of papers and meetings with field specialists. Presentation of field surveys and recent data.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Sociologists and researchers are invited ; videos and movies are used ... Students will join a conference or activity on the theme. If problem of participation, contact before mid-october
! Theoritical course from october > december.
Recommended or required readings :
notes, pp  and articles regularly available on line
Assessment methods and criteria :
written exam
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
the course takes place during the first semester and the exam in january.
Contacts :
Claire Gavray , B33
Items online :
last presentation of yesterday
family-school course
here is the presentation of Mrs Steffens
last wednesday presentation about African families
. ppt of Dr Gatugu
M Sommer ;ppt + informations about next wednesday
I'll continue the discussion and presentation my-self.
MT Casman
last presentation .ppt
VATZ+ MANCO's presentations
! new and definitive version of Manço's .ppt
sociology of family end
one paper with main definitions

one reference ( / C.Paulis' presentation
two first presentations PPT
history of famimy and of sociology of family
program Sociology of family
! perhaps still some changes
A Manço ( strategies of Turkish families in immigration)
.ppt of yesterday
round-table about homo/ trans sexuality and the new ways to make 'family'
You can be interrested  .... It's next wednesday at 6 pm . I join the group after the course.