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EXAM REVIEW Final will be posted on door by Friday after test grade--Stubbs Hall 13 Chapter 9-The family (aging and the life course) 1. What are the 2 different forms of families? a. Family of Origin-the family we are born in -primarily consists of our parents and siblings. b. Family of Procreation-when we get married and have children for ourselves. 2. What is the earliest form of social organization based on? a. Kinship- who is related to who 3. Rules about marriage and family: a. How do we choose line of decent? i. Patrilineal societies: line of decent is from father to son to grandson ii. Matrilineal societies-line of decent is from mother to daughter to granddaughter iii. Bilineal societies: line of decent of males is from father to son and the line of decent of females is from mother to daughters b. Who we can marry i. Exogamy- rules that say we have to marry outside of certain groups. ii. Endogamy- rules that say we have to marry within a certain group c. How many we can marry i. True monogamy-a person can only have one spouse ii. Serial monogamy-a person can only have one spouse at a time, but we can have one after another. 50% iii. Polygamy-a person can have more then one spouse at a time 1. Polygyny- a husband can have more than one wife at the same time 2. Polyandry-women can have more then one husband at the same time 4. Look at rules of how many-pay attention to what describes marriage patterns in US best a. US is serial monogamy 5. Trend in US of sexual behavior and age since WW2 a. People are getting married later and later, but people are having sex earlier. b. Before 70’s, 25% men 49% women were virgins at 19
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c. 70’s-80’s 15% men 17% women were virgin at 19 d. In 90’s and now there has been a slight rise because people are more aware e. Average age now is 16 6. Know what rites of passages are: a. What we use to mark someone’s move from on social status to another 7. Different stages of life-which is more likely to be stage of dependent/independent: a. Childhood and Adolescence- DEPENDENCE- people are providing us with our needs b. Young Adulthood and Middle Ages-INDEPENDENCE- providing our own means and making our own decisions- taking care of dependent c. Elderly-DEPENDENCE- our bodies don’t work like they used to; responsibility of people is to take care of them; 1/3 are son or son-in-law 8. Some of problems of old age and retirement a. In the U.S. we are keeping people alive longer and longer with improved medicine. This is becoming a problem because health care cost lots of money. In America’s society we spend 90% of health care. 9. Who is most likely to be caretakers of elderly people a. 1/3 of caretakers are son or son-in-law 10. What problem does that lead to if the elderly person is 85 or older a. The children are getting old also- most fertility is 20-25 years old 11. How do we spend most of our health care $ a. 90% is spend when we are super old 12. 2 theories of aging- know difference- which one focus on problems which one
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