JUST308: Family and Justice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Course Description

Explores the pivotal role of the family in society, including the legal position of individuals within the family. Includes the evolution of theories and public policies relating to marriage, divorce, parental responsibilities, child and spousal support, child development, child maltreatment, and family violence. Also examines alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and court processes. Students evaluate the impact of public and social policy on families.

Course Credits

  • 3.00