READINGS FOR MON 22 - READINGSFORMON.MAR.22,2010

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READINGS FOR MON. MAR. 22, 2010 Rd. 19 – “New Families:  Modern Couples as New Pioneers” by Philip Cowan and  Carolyn Pape Cowan 1. What is the objective of this article? 2. What do recent longitudinal studies indicate for parents whose distress goes  unaddressed? 3. What is the argument that the Cowan’s are making by presenting their  information about family life as it exists currently in the U.S.? 4. What are the different and more confusing challenges for modern couples as  they try to create family in modern times? 5. According to the authors, how does David Popenoe define the state of the family  today?  Why? 6. What is his index of family decline?  What is his remedy? 7. What do the Cowans suggest is flawed regarding this remedy?  What do they  suggest as appropriate remedies? 8.
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