Domestic Revolutions: Women, Men, and the Family in American History

Module code: HS2311

Module co-ordinator: Dr Elizabeth Clapp

Intended Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, successful students will be able to:   
  • Identify and explain the changes and continuities in American family life since the colonial period
  • Discuss the impact of class and race on family roles in American history
  • Analyse how constructions of gender affected interactions between men, women and children in American history
  • Employ a range of written skills to discuss issues relating to the course
  • Participate effectively in group discussions

Teaching and Learning Methods

Lectures, seminars, workshops.

Assessment Methods

  • Formative assessment, essays, examination
  • For Erasmus and Study Abroad students: Formative assessment, essays