Lecture 14 Family - descent Afghani family Nayar of...

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Please turn off your phone Today -- Chapter 13; Hochschild 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? Wednesday – Chapter 8; Hacker
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1. What is a family? A. Official Definition: Two or more persons who are related by birth, marriage or adoption and who live together as one household. This includes: 1. unmarried couple living together? 2. Two brothers living together? 3. An unmarried woman living with her niece? 4. A woman, her boyfriend, and her child by a previous marriage Living together?
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Absolutist – there is a “natural” family Relativist -- There is no “natural” family 1. What is a family? B. Absolutist vs Relativist perspectives
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Cross-cultural variation marriage living arrangements
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Unformatted text preview: descent Afghani family Nayar of southern India Not much evidence for a natural family. 1. What is a family? B. Absolutist vs Relativist perspectives Changes in American Family Fertility United States Fertility rate 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 Year births per 1,000 women 15-44 Post babyboom increase in age at marriage 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 men w omen % Men and Women age 20-24 Never Married increase in divorce % Separated in 5 years 5 10 15 20 25 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 Marriage Cohort % separated Post babyboom Do these changes mean that the American Family is in Decline? What are the effects of family change? What is causing family change? Video on Changing American Family...
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Lecture 14 Family - descent Afghani family Nayar of...

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