Topic 1: Trends and Interpretations of Changing Family Patterns
Readings: Casper & Bianchi 2002. Introduction
Topic 1a: Methods and Materials of Family Sociology and Demography What is family sociology? How do sociologists view fami
The issue of same-sex marriage and or civil unions is an issue that a great deal of people feel very passionately about. It has been known to cultivate thoughts of one's beliefs and morality as well as sociological and ecological concerns.
A map of
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Chapter 13 Family and Religion _
I. The Family: Basic Concepts The family is a social institution, found in all societies, that unites individuals into cooperative groups that oversee the bearing an
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8/28/07 Lecture Chp 1: Intro to Marriages and Families Myths about marriages and families Defining marriages and families Functions of family
1. Myths about marriages and families i. Myth 1. belief about someone or something that is
SOCI 121: Population Problems
FAMILY & HOUSEHOLD TRANSITION: DEMOGRAPHIC UNDERPINNINGS & STATUS OF WOMEN Objectives: Discuss the Family and Household Transition Explain what family demography is Describe patterns of change in the structure of hou
A Basic Theology of Marriage Christopher West Over two thirds of what the Catholic Church has ever said about marriage in her two thousand year history has come from John Paul II's pontificate. The twentieth century witnessed significant developments
Marital separation and divorce
Is marriage: 1. a voluntary contract that can be ended by either partner; 2. a lifetime commitment "til death do us part?" (How did the women in Promises I Can Keep see it?) Gallup poll: "Do you believe that an unh
Family Diversity (Continued) Theories are an important part of understanding marriage and family life. They provide us with a way to think about families-a framework. Let's start by talking about exactly what a theory is.
Sociology chapter 1 1. Families today are very different a. More diverse b. More likely to be formed outside marriage c. Complex array of domestic arrangements d. More easily fractured e. Family members spend less time together f. Parents have less i
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Why Marry? Threats to Traditional Marriage
Why study marriage, cohabitation, and divorce? Data and Trends? Are things falling apart (Cherlin?) Theories - economic models, welfare, modernization/culture Is Marriage being de
Soc 120, Marriage and the Family
Forty-year-olds are more likely to be killed by a terrorist: they have a minuscule 2.6 percent probability of tying the knot.
Harvard-Yale Study (1986)
Projected the likelihood that white women who were col
WHAT IS A SOCIAL INSTITUTION?
Stable, socially constructed system designed to meet human needs and direct/control human behavior
What are characteristics of a social institution?
A social institution meets human needs (e.g. education, labor for
Family: Week 5 Objectives (WebCT) Explore influences on families Define and describe key concepts related to family * Study from objectives!* What is a "Family"? What is your definition of family? Write 4 words that come to your mind when you think o
Images, Ideals, and Myths Images and Ideals 0. The Family as Haven 0. The family provides a safe haven from the threats and dangers of the modern world 1. Love, protection 2. Emerged during industrialization 3. The Family as Fulfillment 1. The family
Sociology 100 General Sociology Instructor: Hua-Lun Huang, Ph.D. Spring 2008 Study Questions for Family/Marriage
I. True/False Questions (Questions 1-25). The statement listed in each question may be true (T) or false (F). Please choose the suitable