SOCIOLOGY CHEAT SHEET

SOCIOLOGY CHEAT SHEET - SOCIOLOGY CHEAT SHEET I love you...

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SOCIOLOGY CHEAT SHEET I love you. Kinship System –the social organization of the family. Its based on the reciprocal rights and obligations of the different family members such as those between parents and children, grandparents and grandchildren, etc. The family performs 4 important functions: o 1.) It provides a source of intimate relationships. o 2.) It acts as a unit of economic cooperation and consumption. o 3.) It may produce and socialize children. 4.) It assigns social roles and status to individuals. Family – “Family” in American society is a symbol, a visual image that speaks to us through the senses. o Including smells, tastes, textures, motions, and sounds from our own remembered experiences, as well as through our dreams and longings about what family should be. o For roughly the last 150 years until 1960, most Americans shared a common set of beliefs about family life; family should consist of a husband and wife living together with their children. o
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