Study Programmes 2015-2016
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
Certificat d'université en psychologie clinique à orientation psychopathologie3
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
Course 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 course :
to give students the necessary tools for a critical approach and analyse of contemporary phenomena linked with 'family' and families: divorce, monoparentality, professional insertion, gender....
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. An oral presentation on a theme is asked.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Sociologists and researchers are invited ; videos and movies are used ... 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 examination. Each student will also chose a topic linked to family and write  (for dec. 15)4-6 pages on the basis of at least  2 scientific articles. Half of the note for this exercice.  
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
the course takes place during the first semester and the exam in january
Contacts :
Claire Gavray , B33
Items online :
new files
november := Gavray + Manço
3d presentation
M Sommer recent evolutions
last wednesday
history of the family (2) + sociology of family (/a following course)
first course sociology of family
historical approach of the family 1
following presentations + information
you find here the presentations of P. Govers and M Sommer (last version). C Paulis will send us an article soon.

here is the information concerning the events organized next monday and wednesday.

Conférences- rencontre exceptionnelles avec une délégation de femmes Sarayaku (Amazonie équatorienne)

-          Le 26 octobre 2015, de 16h à 18h, dans le cadre du cours de Communication et représentations sexuelles, Salle Grand Physique (Bât. A1-1er étage).  Entrée libre : Femmes de Sarayaku : attentes et revendications.

-          Le 26 octobre 2015, de 19h à 21h, rencontre-débat avec 5 femmes du peuple Kichwa - Salle Grand Physique (Bât. A1-1er étage).  Entrée libre : Le combat des femmes de Sarayaku.



Nous recevrons Christophe REGINA (Histoire moderne, Aix-Marseille) le mercredi 28 octobre sur le thème   "Femmes, violences et mœurs: les Marseillaises en justice au XVIIIe siècle".  Son intervention se déroulera de 16 à 18 h, dans le cadre du cours "Sociologie de la famille" de Claire Gavray (Local Trifac 3, bâtiment 33, niveau -1).

L Nyssen presentation
here is the. ppt presented yesterday