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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
- Ernest Burgess, Family Demographics -Family, family tree Monogamy, Family Terminology Conjugal