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
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:
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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