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Unformatted text preview: Dexter Jensen Sociology 110 Sex Roles Article Critique Article: “Americans’ Views on Sex Roles, Family are Less Rigid Now Than In The 1960s” By R. Turner The main focus of this article is basically how people’s views on sex roles have changed over time. Also it touches slightly on how parents views on certain issues are carry instilled in their children in a more magnified form. According to this article, for the most part, the “Leave it to Beaver” family image of what a family should act like has been washed away. Should men make the important decisions in the household? This is one of the items that were researched and what was found was that over time the percentage of individuals in disagreement with this question rose dramatically over a fifteen year period. Also the percentages of disagreement with this statement among children the original group that was surveyed grew at an exponential rate over that fifteen year time period. This is from the plain and simple fact that whether we realize it or not our period....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course SOC 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly.
- Spring '08