Study Programmes 2016-2017
Family sociology
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
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 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 + synthetic presentation of a theme /activity choosen by the student ( for 6/20)
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
the course takes place during the first semester and the exam in january. The written work must be posted befor christmas.
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.