Teaching about Marriage, Partnership, and Family Life from a Global Perspective

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Teaching about Marriage, Partnership, and Family Life from a Global Perspective

Description

Maria Schmeekle, Professor of Sociology at Illinois State, teaches family studies through a global lens. She began experimenting with a global/transnational/comparative approach in her Marriage and Family class. This kind of approach felt vital to her in a world that is increasingly interconnected, a world that we are sending students out to navigate. In this article, she offers some valuable tips.

Creator

Maria Schmeekle, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at Illinois State Unversity

Date

April 04, 2012

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teaching-about-marriage-partnership-and-family-life-global-perspective

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Citation

Maria Schmeekle, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at Illinois State Unversity, “Teaching about Marriage, Partnership, and Family Life from a Global Perspective,” NCFR Online Digital Archive, accessed July 19, 2019, https://archive.ncfr.org/ncfr-community-blog/teaching-about-marriage-partnership-and-family-life-global-perspective.