Lecture 15 Family - Please turn off your phone This week:...

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Please turn off your phone This week: Chapter 13; Hochschild Chapter 8; Hacker Next week: Edin & Lein; Kozol Today Hochschild – The Time Bind 1. What kind of policies does Amerco offer? 2. Which policies are used? 3. How does Hochschild counter this argument that long hours are caused by economic necessity? 4. What image of home and work is "challenged"? Why? Assignment #3 due October 22 (Monday)
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Why do some women choose welfare over low income jobs (at least 5 reasons)? Do most welfare mothers not want to work? Explain. Is working a minimum wage job sufficient to leave welfare? Explain. Study Questions for Edin and Lein Study Questions for Kozol Are the E. St. Louis students aware that their school is extremely poor compared to most schools in America? The Rye students who believe we should keep things as they are argue that ____. Those who argue for change argue that ____?
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2. Theoretical perspectives on family change A. Structural Functionalist What are the Functions of the family? Procreation Socialization Sexual regulation Economic cooperation How do we know when a social institution is in decline? Loses cohesion -- members less bound to family Loses strength relative to other institutions Stops performing functions
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Is family not performing its functions? Procreation Socialization Sexual Regulation Economic Cooperation Why do we care? Family’s most basic unit breaking apart
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Lecture 15 Family - Please turn off your phone This week:...

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