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CHAPTER 12 LEARNING OBJECTIVES, CHAPTER OUTLINE, AND EBOOK EBOOK Chapter 12: Family (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Note: The eBook will open in a new window. Close the window to return to the course. OBJECTIVES Family Forms and Changes Describe some of the personal, practical, and cultural factors that affect our choice of a romantic or life partner. Define endogamy, exogamy, monogamy, and polygamy. Describe the findings and theories of Bronislaw Malinowski and Talcott Parsons with regard to the role of the family in society. Define nuclear family and extended family. Explain how divorce and remarriage rates and choices about having children have changed the notion of the “traditional” family. Keeping It in the Family: The Historical Divide between Public and Private Describe the typical structure and functioning of a preindustrial family. Define kinship networks. Explain how the onset of the Industrial Revolution affected family structure, the division of domestic labor, and the value placed on men’s and women’s work. Explain how the ideal of the traditional family is not a timeless concept, but a recent development rooted in a specific time and place. Family and Work: A Not-So-Subtle Revolution Describe the factors that brought about significant changes in the organization of work and family life since the 1970s. Describe some of the different findings about how having a working mother affects children and explain how these findings are influenced by the types of questions asked. A Feminist “Rethinking” of the Family Explain how gender roles are learned in the family and how the family can be a battleground for power. The Chore Wars: Supermom Battles the Laundry

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