Chapter 10 Summary - adjust to divorce. The final sections...

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Mark Biagi 5/1/10 Chapter 10 Summary Chapter 10 begins with defining the terms family and marriage and then giving the perspectives of these topics through the view of the functionalist perspective, conflict perspective, and the symbolic interactionist perspective. The next topics were the major elements of the family life cycle (love and courtship, marriage, childbirth, child rearing, and family in later life), the significance of race in the family, and one-parent, childless, and blended families. These were followed by the three major changes that characterize U.S. families. The following section pertained to divorce and how children and parents
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Unformatted text preview: adjust to divorce. The final sections were about the dark and bright side of family life and the future trends of family life that we can expect to see in the U.S. Multiple Choice Questions 1. The family fulfills six needs that are basic to the survival of every society. Which of the following is not one of those needs? A. Economic Production B. Recreation C. Advancement of Education D. Production Correct Answer: C 2. Which of the below decreases the chances of divorce the most? A. Parents not divorced B. Age 25 or older at marriage C. Annual income over $50,000 D. Having a child after 7 or more months after marriage Correct Answer: C...
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