Topic16 - TOPIC 16 FAMILY TOPIC 16 — FAMILY A What is the...

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Unformatted text preview: TOPIC 16 FAMILY TOPIC 16 — FAMILY A. What is the Family? B. Functional View C. Conflict View D. Courtship, Marriage, Divorce A. What is the Family? 1. We think of it at two levels: MACRO Institutions MICRO The Group 2. A textbook definition of the family is: a group whose members are related by ancestry, marriage, or adoption and live together, cooperate economically, and care for the young. Important factors: a. Kinship b. Care of children A. What is the Family? 1. We think of it at two levels: MACRO Institutions MICRO The Group 2. A textbook definition of the family is: a group whose members are related by ancestry, marriage, or adoption and live together, cooperate economically, and care for the young. Important factors: a. Kinship b. Care of children B. The Functional View 1. Functions of the Family — The Macro View a. Reproduction b. Socialization c. Emotional Security; “Protection”; Personal Gratification d. Status, Group Assignment e. Regulation of Sexual Behavior f. Social Controlf....
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course SOC 1004 taught by Professor Mdhughes during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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Topic16 - TOPIC 16 FAMILY TOPIC 16 — FAMILY A What is the...

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