chapter 7 - Paper 1 polished draft(2 hard copies due next...

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Paper 1 polished draft (2 hard copies) due next week in Breakouts 10/4 Chapter 7- Non-marital Lifestyles 1. Singles 2. Cohabitation 3. Gay and lesbian households 4. Communal residences 1. Singles a. Single- not currently married; includes never-married and previously married(divorced, separated, widowed) i. Increasing numbers of singles 1. Postponing marriage- one cause for this increase b. Historical views i. Singles were viewed negatively- immature, defective if single as adult ii. Discrimination against single adults-e.g. in colonial times- singles would be placed into home with families c. Types of Singles(Stein,1981) SINGLES Voluntary (Freely chosen) Involuntary (Not freely chosen) Temporary (Short-Term) Voluntary, Temporary (Open to marrying but not now) Involuntary, Temporary (Wants to get married & actively searching) Stable Voluntary, Stable Involuntary, Stable
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(Long-Term) (Previously or never married & no plans to marry) (Wanted to get married but did not find mate) d. What contributes to being single?
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HDFS 1300 taught by Professor Wolters during the Fall '08 term at University of Houston.

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