FAD2230 Unit 1 Study Guide

FAD2230 Unit 1 Study Guide - Chapter 1 Study Guide Chapter...

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Chapter 1 Study Guide Chapter Questions What is a family? 1. When does a group of people become a family as opposed to a social group? 2. People related or sexually expressive a. Related can mean blood, marriage, or adoption 3. People financially supporting one another 4. People in an intimate and committed relationship 5. Individuals’ identities are tied to a group a. Group has its own identity 6. Census Bureau: two or more related persons who are living together 7. Winch (1971): related persons who are raising children a. Shows that the focus of the family in the 70s was to procreate 8. Burgess and Lock(1953): household group interacting in social roles a. Here marriage is assumed. b. Stresses the traditional roles (i.e. cook, teacher, breadwinner, disciplinarian) 9. Carter, Betty and McGoldrick, Monica (1999-feminist): people who have shared history and future. They encompass three to five generations held together by blood, legal, and historical ties. it is becoming increasingly difficult to determine what family life cycle patterns are normal causing great stress for family members. 10. Pauline Boss (2002): continuing system of interacting persons bound together by processes of shared rituals and rules even more than shared biology. 11. James White and David Klein (2002): families last considerably longer than a social group. They are intergenerational. They contain both biological and legal relationships. The biological aspect of family links them to a larger kinship. How are families changing? a. There has been a shift in principles i. The instrumental roles are not exclusively male anymore 1. Economic provider 2. Social status
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ii. The expressive role is not exclusively female anymore 1. Companionship, love, intimacy iii. Expressive role is prioritized over instrumental b. From patriarchal to democratic i. Due to: 1. Feminist movement gave women more economic power and freedom 2. Increased educational activities allowed women to work outside the home Demand for equality in sexual expression 3. Children becoming a high priority 4. Children used to have to contribute to family income. Now kids activities are number one. c.
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course FAD 2230 taught by Professor Byno during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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