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L12_soc2 - cont.andEmotions WhyPeoplegetmarried

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cont. and Emotions 21:05 Why People get married Romantic love as a social construction Ppl tend to marry others with similar characteristics Love is not blind Divorce rates overtime 1910: .5 per 1000 adults 1948: 4 per 1000 adults 1960: 2.2 per 1000 adults 1980: 5.3 per 1000 adults 2000: 4 per 1000 adults=40%  factors in increasing divorce rates more socially acceptable more legally accessible—“ no fault” divorces woman are becoming less dependent attitude involves the evaluation of people, objects or ideas attitudes and direction separating negative or positive attitudes about an object attitudes and strength the level of positive or negative response to that object
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explicit attitudes attitudes that we consciously endorse and can easily report Implicit attitude Attitudes that are involuntary, uncontrollable, and at times unconscious Walking away bc of stereotypes Theory of planned behavior (Aronson et. Al.) The idea that the best predictors of a person’s planned, deliberate behaviors 
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course SOC 2 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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L12_soc2 - cont.andEmotions WhyPeoplegetmarried

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