Department of Sociology

SOC543 FAMILY, MARRIAGE AND KINSHIP DYNAMICS IN TURKEY

Course Code: 2320543
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. FATMA UMUT BEŞPINAR AKGÜNER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

This course examines different practices of family, marriage and kinship in Turkey by taking into consideration social class, regional and religious/ethic differences. Practices of family relations, marriage and kinship, and individuals’ perceptions and expectations of these relationships show diversity in Turkey in the last decades; the changing social norms, economic dynamics and policies related to the dynamics of family, marriage and kinship are also influential to the transformation of the family, marriage and kinship practices in Turkey over time.

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