Chapter_13 - Chapter 13 Sexuality and the Adult Years...

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Chapter 13 Sexuality and the Adult Years
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Single Living Increasing rates May reflect change in societal attitudes Lifestyle and satisfaction vary widely Celibacy or long-term monogamy Serial monogamy Single persons engage in sexual activity less often and are less satisfied than married persons
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Cohabitation Domestic partnership Cohabitation vs. marriage Social impact Similarities and differences between cohabitation and marriage Impact before marriage
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Cohabitation
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Men’s Cohabitation Rates by Educational Level
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Marriage Stable families convey social norms Defines rights of inheritance Regulates sexual behavior Emotional and social support system Associated with better health Takes different forms in different cultures Same-sex and interracial marriage
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Marriage in Current Collectivist and Individualist Cultures Collectivist cultures Emphasize group goals over individual Marriage unites families not two individuals
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2011 for the course COMP 100 taught by Professor Dfgdegg during the Spring '08 term at DeVry Chicago O'Hare.

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