November 21 RQ

November 21 RQ - Name: Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 November...

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Name: Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 November 21 Reading Questions Cherlin 2003: 1. What are the concerns of the statistical and political debates? The statistical debate is concerned with whether the survey data that promotes marriage is legit, and the political debate is concerned with whether the government should be involved with promoting marriage 2. What are ways that states can use funds for marriage promotion? Provide programs that help with conflict issues between spouses to strengthen the marriage, and one state gives an extra $100 if they are on welfare if they marry a. What is the purpose of marriage, according to the evolutionary model? That women were naturally promiscuous and women naturally want to raise children which means that women should sacrifice themselves to raising chilren b. How does this view of marriage conflict with Americans’ moral views? This conflicts with the individualism and freedom that Americans highly value 3. What is a shortcoming of soft-service interventions? They are aimed at middle class
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