Lecture 1 Globalization pt2

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HOW DOES GLOBALIZATION AFFECT THE FAMILY? Murdock’s functional description of the family across  societies…. Every society contains family units organized around common residence,  economic cooperation, and sexual reproduction. 10/23/10 2
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CRITICISM OF MURDOCK’S THEORY OF FAMILY Definition has two adults in a sexual relationship Some societies vary in the centrality of the family in meeting the critical  social needs of the family Some societies are communal in  nature and depend on the whole  rather than the individual. 10/23/10 3
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Inclusive definition of family A small group organized around kinship, often, but not always, involving  marriage between one man and one woman. Families continue to be the main socializing force  for society Karraker and Grochwoski’s definition of family stretches beyond a shared  household and bonds formed by marriage and blood,or adoption to…. comprise intimate relationships among individuals who play significant roles of  support in one another’s lives 10/23/10 4
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The speed of global social change around the globe in the postmodern era is  shaping the family as an institution in revolutionary ways. Silverstein and Auerbach (2005) have identified some major trends, families 
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course ISS ISS 210 taught by Professor Cyrusstewart during the Spring '09 term at Michigan State University.

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