2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CPLCY 4441 Global Child and Family Policy

This course studies social policies affecting children and families globally, with focus on specific countries in different regions and at different levels of development. The course focuses on necessary and effective policies in the critical areas of income maintenance, health, childcare and education, family support, abuse and neglect, juvenile criminality, substance abuse, and other important areas of child/family policy. The course focuses globally on developing nations and on how policy differentially serves and affects members of racial, ethnic, class, and gender groups in developed and developing nations.




Senior status or permission of the instructor


Offered every other Fall semester, opposite CSOCL 4130


A minimum grade of "C" is required to progress in the major. Fulfills Global Perspectives requirement.