Jun 25, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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POLC 6370 - Family Policy: Theory and Research

Credit Hours: 3.00
Lecture Contact Hours: 3.0   Lab Contact Hours: 0.0
Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of graduate faculty advisor.

This course provides a theoretical and empirical introduction to current research on the family. Students will be introduced to current philosophical debates about parental rights, children’s rights, and family justice, and explore in detail empirical research on the impact of different family policies, including paid parenting leaves, cash and tax subsidies for families with young children, flexible scheduling laws, and publicly-supported childcare, on children and parents.



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