10 Family

10 Family - Marriage fragile Careers Economics...

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#10 Family #10 #10 Family Family Definitions Definitions Family: There is no clear standard for the family Polygyny L± – ¶ “ : men have more than one wife Polyandry : women have more than one husband Extended: grandparents, aunts, uncles cousins Nuclear: Husband, wife, and children Family of orientation: family in which you grow up in Family of procreation: family formed when a couple has their first child Trends One parent Families 1930’s: death of a parent 1960’s:The number of one parent families lessened - adult death rate lessened 2000: increase - more women having children outside of marriage – divorce Implications a & - poverty Families without children:
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Unformatted text preview: Marriage fragile Careers Economics Contraceptives a& & Choices Social acceptance Blended Families: Half the children today will live in households with their original parents Gay Families: Denmark was the first to legalized same sex marriages ; Canada legalized same sex marriages in 1996 Intentional Families: People who declare themselves a family and treat one another as members of the same family even thought they are not related. This is in response to the for intimacy not met due to distance, divorce, and death Postponing e& marriage and parenting: Economics Education Revolving Door Syndrome Common-law marriage #10 Family...
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