335Exam1StudyGuide.docx - anyone know how many questions are gonna be on the test 50 questions 70 mins Study Guide#1 Family Life Education Lecture

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anyone know how many questions are gonna be on the test? 50 questions, 70 mins Study Guide #1 Family Life Education Lecture Ethnic Families Chapters 1-10 Family Theories Chapters 1-6 Family Life Education Categories
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Motivation (p43) Actors are motivated by self-interest. Individuals seek things/relationships that they regard as beneficial for themselves. CL / CL+ (p46) CL : comparison of what others in your position have and how well you are doing relative to them CL+ : how well you are doing relative to others outside of your position but in positions that supply an alternative or choice Human capital (p49) human capital refers to the knowledge, skills, and techniques acquired by the individual sources can include educational institutes, and information media have value because they increase the individual’s wage opportunities Principle of least cost. Advantages vs. disadvantages. - An Example would be to think about the cultures that stayed behind in their home country and the men to work in the United States and sent money back home . Behaviors that are rewarded or that produce the least cost, tend to be repeated Symbolic Interactionism Used to understand and relate to symbols Value judgments (+/-) Interpretation/shared meanings Symbols - Our interpretation of these symbols makes our reactions/behaviors Our symbols are not the same in other cultures. Definition of symbol: Any sign that is agreed on by convention (pg 74) Meanings (p75) Shared meanings. Examples would include wearing wedding ring on a certain finger, Body language, language (example: the difference between spanking and beating) and tone of voice. Conflict:
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survival of the fittest limited resources -Role strain/conflict (p80) Stages of socialization (p79) 1) Play stage : child plays at being something (mom, cop, etc), Taking the role of the other. Assists in learning and practice of role taking. 2) Game stage
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