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Guest Lecture - soc101 - SOCIOLOGYOFTHEFAMILY Coresidence

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SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY Coresidence
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SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY Family exists in all societies.   The social form of a family varies greatly across  societies and even within a society.
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THE ROLES OF FAMILY Primary economic unit in society Dependents Economic responsibility Importance of income Welfare programs Emotional Support Socialization
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CORESIDENCE When adult children live with there parents: Rising number of adult children are living with there  parents 12 – 13% of the U.S. population are coresiding with  parent(s) Characterizations: Boomerang Kids, Incompletely Launched, Fledgling  Adults
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CORESIDENCE What does this show us? The family in decline? Irresponsible children?  Parents coddling their children? Who coresides and why?
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CORESIDENCE – EXISTING  RESEARCH Focus on: Who benefits from coresidence: parents or adult  children? Impact of coresidence on family relationships
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MY RESEARCH What are the social causes of coresidence? Don’t assume coresidence isn’t normal Don’t bother with who benefits Simply ask, why coreside? What social circumstances  lead people to coreside?
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LIFE COURSE PERSPECTIVE What is it? A set of concepts that researchers use to understand  changes in individual development and family  relations by accounting for events and social  structural variation across time
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course SOCY 101 taught by Professor Simpson during the Fall '07 term at South Carolina.

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Guest Lecture - soc101 - SOCIOLOGYOFTHEFAMILY Coresidence

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