September 17 RQ

September 17 RQ - Name: Soci 130 FA 2008 September 17...

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Name: Soci 130 FA 2008 September 17 Reading Questions Chapter 13 (pp. 437-449): 1. What are some reasons we would expect the tasks of family life to be more difficult for stepfamilies compared to families formed by first marriage? Because of the legal institutions such as schools and the government who do not recognize stepparents as legal authorities over their stepchildren…also, things like discipline and control over stepchildren is something that is a very tedious debate between stepparent and the biological parent and his or her children 2. Describe how a person’s likelihood of remarrying is related to his or her age and race/ethnicity. Older women are less likely to remarry while people who married in their teens are more likely to remarry…blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to remarry and this may be consistent with less marriage amongst the lower class which most blacks and Hispanics are categorized as 3. What are some explanations for the finding that remarriages are more likely to end in divorce than first marriages? People in remarriages are less hesitant to divorce since
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2009 for the course SOCI 130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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September 17 RQ - Name: Soci 130 FA 2008 September 17...

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