Ch2 Family contexts outline

Ch2 Family contexts outline - PSYC/WGST 301 Ch 2. FAMILY...

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PSYC/WGST 301 Ch 2. FAMILY CONTEXTS: The Many Areas of Family Life An Ecological Model of Development - Developed by psychologist Urie Brofenbrenner Multiple influences affect development over a lifetime Individuals interact in multiple environments Must understand the interactive relationships among the variables in the contexts of development Impact on relationships is bi-directional Micro-level vs Macro-level Influences Micro-level perspective Focusing on individuals’ social interactions in specific settings Macro-level perspective Focusing on large-scale patterns that characterize society as a whole Macro-level influences: Economic forces Technological innovations Popular culture Social movements Spirituality and Religiosity Spirituality – Religiosity – Influence of Religion on Dating and Marriage Sharing spirituality Religious systems teach appropriate ways to conduct lives
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Religious convictions impact selection of an acceptable mate
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 301 taught by Professor Bessellieu during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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Ch2 Family contexts outline - PSYC/WGST 301 Ch 2. FAMILY...

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