SOC 101- Lecture 18

SOC 101- Lecture 18 - Lecture 18 Sociology of the Family...

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Lecture 18 Sociology of the Family Marriage, Divorce, and Time with Children Summary of Major Changes in the US Family over the past 40(+) years More divorce Later (or less?) marriage More cohabitation, sex, childbearing out of marriage Less rigid norms around family life (i.e., less traditional attitudes, more tolderance) Greater participation of women in the labor force More acceptance of divorce Couples shouldn’t stay together just for kids As divorce becomes more common, it becomes less stigmatized and more normalized Men and women marrying at later ages family used to be dominant institution for women women starting careers and having individual lifestyles before marriage More women cohabit before marriage higher proportion of births to unmarried women (includes women living with partners and women without partners) fewer children living with two parents and more living with mothers half of kids experience single parent families US has higher 1 st
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