Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708002132016SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILYCompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to make the students comprehend family as a group and as an institution and its change through time, determine the measures for classification of family types, make predictions about the future of family, be able to decide which conceptual and theoretical framework will be in use while analyzing family, be able to use the classical and contemporary techniques available in field studies on family.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Pelin Önder Erol
Learning Outcomes
1Define the basic concepts about family
2Classify the types of family by considering historical and societal dimensions
3Explain the relations of family with bureaucratic institutions.
4Choose the appropriate theoretical framework in which the data obtained from the field studies on family is explained and interpreted
5Analyze family by drawing upon a specific theory.
6Solve the problems regarding family and society relations, by conducting field study
7Adapt the functions of a given family to the social structure.
8Contemplate the position of family as a group and as an instituion in global world.
9Consider the position of institution of family in social structure in Turkey
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definition and types of family,relations between the family and the bureaucratic institutions, issues related the future of the family, theorical approaches to the family.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Definition of family and different facets of family.
1Types of family.
2Types of family. (continue)
3Functions of family.
4Relations between family and bureaucratic organizations.
5Views on the future of family.
6Views on the future of family. (continue)
7Midterm Exam
8Conceptual frameworks on family.
9Conceptual frameworks on family. (continue)
10Theories on family analyses.
11Theories on family analyses. (continue)
12Equilibruim and stability in family.
13Conflicts in family.
14Contemporary researches on family in North America.
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Kongar, Emre (1982), Kentsel Aile, İzmir: Sosyal Bilimler Derneği Yayınları Sayın,Önal (1990) Aile Sosyolojisi, İzmir: Ege Üniversitesi, Edebiyat Fakültesi yayınları,No:57 Timur, Serim (1972), Türkiye’de Aile Yapısı, Ankara: Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları Yardımcı Kaynaklar: Cooper,David, (1978), Mort de la famille,Paris, Editions duSeuil Kellerhals, Jean, P.Y. Troutot ve E. Lazega (1984), Mıcrosociologie de la Famille, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France Segalen, Martine, (2000), Socilogie de la Famille, Paris: Armand Colin
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation199
Project Presentation122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12727
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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