UG Coursework Unit
- Family (historical overview, definitions, structures, role)
- Work (historical overview, definition, distribution, divisions of labour)
- The work/life clash
- Men, work and families
- Women, work and families
- Love and work (the implications of work for intimacy)
- Changing conceptions of time (short hours, long hours)
- Precarious work and care
- Who cares? (the ethics of care)
- The role of policy
- Families outside the labour market (jobless families)
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of work in its societal dimensions|
|2||analyse the changing nature and role of the family|
|3||display an awareness of the ways in which family and work impact upon each other|
|4||critically explore work/family issues from varying theoretical standpoints.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of work in its societal dimensions
- analyse the changing nature and role of the family
- display an awareness of the ways in which family and work impact upon each other
- critically explore work/family issues from varying theoretical standpoints.
- Darab, S & Hartman, Y (Revised by S Darab & B Morris), 2014, Non-Standard Lives: Work and Family in Australia: Study Guide, 5th edn, Southern Cross University, Lismore.