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Unformatted text preview: b. Polygamy i. Polygyny (1 male, multiple females) ii. Polyandry ( 1 female, multiple males) 5. Theoretical perspectives a. Symbolic interactionism i. Develop our nation of self ii. Identity formation iii. Creation of roles b. Structural-functionalism i. Sexual regulation ii. Reproduction and replacement iii. Socialization iv. Emotional support and protection v. Status assignment c. Conflict theory i. Struggle for power ii. Economic considerations iii. Roles as dominant and subordinate 6. Divorce a. 37-40% projections…50% are Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Sweden, great Britain, all have higher rates of divorce b. Children of divorce marry younger and divorce more c. Highest divorce rate in west, lowest in north east d. 2/3 of married people say they are happily married...
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, U.S. Census Bureau, Belgium, sexual access, subfamily economic property