The Family in the Twentieth Centurynotes

The Family in the Twentieth Centurynotes - The Family in...

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The Family in the Twentieth Century
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Mortality Decline Improves likelihood that a child would survive infancy. Lowers the likelihood of widowhood. Increases ability to live in a nuclear family but to know more extended family members.
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Fertility Decline Decline in the number of children per woman. Changes in fertility can create uneven cohort sizes (BABY BOOM)
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Demographic Changes in Family Life in the Last 40 Years Age at marriage has risen. Nonmarital cohabitation has risen. The number of non-family households has increased. Divorce and remarriage rates increased and then leveled off. Marital fertility has remained relatively steady, BUT nonmarital fertility has increased and childlessness has increased.
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Median Age at Marriage, United States 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 Age in years Women: Men:
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Consequences of Demographic Changes on Family Life Change in the time spent in various roles Change from reliance on horizontal kin but
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