Teaching organised by PERLA in 2017–2018
SOS04.2 Research Traditions and Concepts of Childhood and Family Research
WELLBEING: CHILDREN IN FOCUS (5 ECTS)
Period 1-2, 2017
Teaching language: English
Teachers responsible: Tiina Soini (EDU), Arja Rimpelä (SOC) and Katja Repo (SOC)
The course provides an overview of the central concepts and multiple domains of wellbeing. Special attention is paid to important issues in wellbeing among children and young people within different stages and contexts in their lives. Each lecture will look at wellbeing from a different point of view and discuss that particular perspective's connections to wider socio-economic, political and cultural frameworks.
The course is organised in co-operation with Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research, PERLA.