Chapter Discussion Questions 6

Chapter Discussion Questions 6 - Claire Tu Sociology 1...

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Claire Tu Sociology 1 Section 102222 due Sunday, August 15, by 11PM: 1. (Ch12) Why do most Americans today feel marriage should be based on love? 5 pts In our society, love is a prerequisite for marriage. On the contrary, in many other countries love is not a prerequisite for marriage and couple marry hoping they will fall in love with each other. Americans feel marriage should be the result of love because of our freedom and liberty. We have so much freedom in our country that we can choose whatever our hearts desire. In a country like India, it is normal for parents to choose their child’s mate. People of our society do not want limitations on who they can marry. We want to choose our mate by ourselves and because of love. 2. (Ch12) What is meant by homogamy? In your opinion, which is better for a stable marriage, homogamy, or the idea that “opposite attract???” Why? 5 pts Homogamy is the marriage between two people who are similar to each other.
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