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Unformatted text preview: k. Building a New World or Family Culture F. Whyte’s Study: What explains having successful early years of marriage? a. Big weddings b. Homogamy c. Family backgrounds d. Institutional connections e. Number of Social Contacts f. Family approval g. Similar values h. Flexible Personalities G. Some Info from Graphs and Charts a. How do people rank family in terms of importance? b. Trends in number of people living alone (versus in families) c. Trends in median age at 1 st marriage d. How many people actually marry at least once? H. Why do people want marriage? a. Legal rights and obligations b. Recognition...
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course SOC 351 taught by Professor Schwartz during the Fall '09 term at University of Washington.
- Fall '09