HISA1007 History of Childhood and Family (5 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of History and Ethnology
Coordinating organisation:
Department of History and Ethnology, Open University
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024

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Miten lapsuus ja perhe ovat aikojen kuluessa muuttuneet? Historia auttaa myös ymmärtämään, miten yhteiskuntaa on eri vuosisatoina kontrolloitu perheen kautta.

Description

Students will be introduced to the Western family and the diversity and gendered nature of concepts concerning it. Special attention will be paid to changes in the position of the child within the family and more widely in society.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the studies students will

  • comprehend the changeable nature of the social, cultural and historical meanings attached to family
  • comprehend the gendered nature of the conceptions and expectations regarding family members
  • recognise changes in conceptions of children and childhood
  • recognise tensions in the societal regulation of the family

On completion of the studies through contact teaching students will also have

  • acquired experience of groupwork and improved their interactive skills
  • enhanced their oral interactive skills and negotiation skills
  • acquired skills for operating in new situations

On completion of the studies through examinations on set books students will also have

  • enhanced their problem-solving skills
  • improved their written skills and argumentation skills
  • acquired skills in the analysis of information and the ability to comprehend extensive entities

On completion of the studies by writing essays students will morever have

  • learned more about information seeking and writing scientific text
  • enhanced their written communication and argumentation skills
  • acquired experience of project skills by planning their own actions and use of time

Additional information

Active participation in teaching and written assignments or lecture exam. Completion by independent study – essay or book exam. Active participation in the study group and written assignments.

Study materials

To complete the studies using set books students will select works from the following list in such a way as to acquire 5 points. Choice of books for essays to be agreed in advance with the teacher in charge.

Literature

  • Aatsinki, U. t., Annola, J. t., Kaarninen (eds.) Families, values, and the transfer of knowledge in Northern societies, 1500-2000 (2019) (2op)
  • Capp, Bernard, The Ties That Bind: Siblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England (2018)(2op)
  • Hytönen, Kirsi-Maria, ym, Lastensuojelun sijaishuollon epäkohdat ja lasten kaltoinkohtelu 1937–1983 (2016) Verkkojulkaisu: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-00-3806-9 (1op)
  • Katajala-Peltomaa, Sari & Vuolanto, Ville, Lapsuus ja arki antiikissa ja keskiajalla (2013/2019) (1op)
  • Malinen, Antti & Tamminen, Tuomo, Jälleenrakentajien lapset (2017) (2op)
  • Sarti, Raffaella; Bellavitis, Anna & Martini, Manuela (eds.), What Is Work? Gender at the Crossroads of Home, Family, and Business from the Early Modern Era to the Present (2018) (2op)
  • Cunningham, Hugh, Children and Childhood in Western Society Since 1500. (2020) (1 op)

Completion methods

These completion methods are for University of Jyväskylä degree students. Other options:

Method 1

Select all marked parts

Method 2

Select all marked parts

Method 3

Select all marked parts

Method 4

Select all marked parts

Method 5

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
x

Participation in teaching (5 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish

Teaching

x

Independent study: essay (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Study methods:
Ota yhteyttä tentaattoriin ja sovi esseen kirjoituksesta hänen kanssaan.

Teaching

x

Independent study: examination (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Study methods:
Voit tehdä tentin kahdella tavalla, joko eTenttinä tai verkkotenttinä. Mikäli teet eTentin, varaa aika Exam-järjestelmässä. Mikäli teet verkkotentin, sovi asiasta tentaattorin kanssa sähköpostilla.

Teaching

x

Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Study methods:

Katso tarkat suoritusohjeet Historian ja etnologian laitoksen verkkosivuilta ja sovi suorituksesta etukäteen tentaattorin kanssa.

Teaching

x

Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish

Teaching