From the extended family of the 19th century to the nuclear family of today, the history of family and gender in Italy is characterized by reversals and often ambiguous attempts to resist change. An interdisciplinary approach to the history and sociology of family structures and gender relations in Italy from the Unification to the present. Provides critical understanding of sources and methods used to unravel complex developments of this period. Cross-listed with HST 454 and WGS 454.
Semesters: Fall, Spring