Marriage, Family and Kinship in Cross Cultural Context

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Marriage, Family and Kinship in Cross Cultural Context

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Communication Studies, Human Development and Family Studies, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview


    • Sexuality, gender and the division of labour.
    • Kinship and the new reproductive technologies.
    • Marriage and other mated relationships: status of indigenous marriage law in South Africa, celebrating marriage, the marital relationship, divorce and remarriage.
    • Households and the family.
    • Types of families.

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