Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Constructions of Parenthood and Childhood in Canada.
0.5 Credit

The social and historical construction of motherhood, fatherhood and childhood in 20th century Canadian society is examined. There is a particular focus on media representations. The social understandings emerging from developmental psychology and expert parenting advice are also analyzed from a sociological perspective.

Additional Course Information
(SY387 or SY388) or SY389; one of SY201*, SY303, SY305, SY334, or YC100, YC200 and YC300, or permission of the department.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision March 3, 2011: SY412 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2011.