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Unformatted text preview: 1990-3.2 mil 2000-69 mil (one of the most significant changes in family life)-Married with children 1970-40% 2000-24%-Married without children 1970-30% 2000-30%-Children residing with two parents 1980-77% 2000-69% Changing Family Issues and Challenges-Health issues HIV/AIDS Obesity-Proportion of elderly persons-Disasters of all kinds-Managing multiple roles-Communication technologies-Family economic pressures Family Functions William Ogburn 1934 Family functions are adjusting to social change-Historical/traditional family functions of a nuclear family Reproduction of new members Sexual regulation Economic cooperation Education-Current family functions Procreation and socialization of children Emotional support Regulate sexual activity Exogamy Endogamy Assignment of status and social roles...
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- Spring '07