As more and more societies are interconnected than ever, global awareness and cultural competence are highly sought qualities that future professionals in family studies should develop (Hamon, 2006). In fact, coursework related to the world’s families and their cultural practices provides a gateway to build such qualities from their local classroom. There is, however, a dilemma between accepting and rejecting cultural traditions that continually marginalize girls and women. In this presentation, we aim to share our approaches to effectively discuss the issue pertaining women and culture in our undergraduate course at Central Michigan University.
|State||Published - Nov 18 2011|
|Event||National Council on Family Relations National Conference - Orlando, FL|
Duration: Nov 18 2011 → Nov 18 2011
|Conference||National Council on Family Relations National Conference|
|Period||11/18/11 → 11/18/11|