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April 9, 2008 Family Residence o Matrilocal: get married and move in with HER family o Patrilocal – get married and move in with HIS family o Neolocal – get married and establish their own residence Anie Hochschild o 3 different family styles based on gender ideology and gender strategy Ideology: set of beliefs about how members in your family should act o 3 Types: 1. Traditional: dad works and mom stays at home. Power in family is skewed to the one that is working 2. Egalitarian – both partners are equal and share the work and home responsibilities – outsources to get work done 3. Transitional – combination of other 3 groups. High levels of tension and stress. “Second sift” or “double day”
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Unformatted text preview: Strategy - plan of action you use to make your ideology a reality Divorce o On average, 2.4 million marriages and 1.2 million divorces (not equal correlations) o 6 stages 1. Emotional emotionally dont love or care 2. Legal legally dissolve the marriage 3. Financial dividing up the assets 4. Co-parental divorce sole custody/ joint custody 5. Community friends, grandparents choosing sides 6. Psychic Standing on your own again. Decide whether to keep married or maiden name o Takes 5 7 years to get through these stages o Most people get remarried within 2 years...
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