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Rhoda V. Carr 1030-01, Sociology of Family January 20, 2010 SKOLNICK AND SKOLNICK READING QUESTIONS READINGS FOR FRI. JAN. 22, 2010 Reading 2 - The Global Revolution in Family and Personal Life by Anthony  Giddens. 1.   How does Giddens characterize the traditional family?   Giddens characterizes the traditional family as an economic unit. 2.    How did early death affect Colonial American families? In Colonial American families nearly one in four infants died in their first year. Almost 50% didn’t live to age 10. 3.    What was the focus of sexuality in the family in Colonial times?   The focus of sexuality in Colonial times was reproduction. 4.     What basic change has occurred in people’s sexual lives in the West over the  past few decades? The separation of sexuality from reproduction is in principle complete. Sexuality is for the first time something to be discovered, moulded, and altered. Sexuality,
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