Ch3 - ,Ohio Constraintsforwomen Normative/Structural...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–10. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio Declining prevalence of traditional family Functionalist approach  Constraints for women Normative/Structural Baby boomers 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Social Changes in the 20th Century  Looking at Figure 2.3, show changes in family  and personal life
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
Emergence of Early Adulthood Early adulthood – period between midteens and  about 30  Labor force – all people who are working  for  pay or looking for paid work
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
The Role of Education  Education – main factor in lengthening of early  adulthood  More employment opportunities for college  educated   Flip side is that if you are not educated you are  relegated to “stop gap” jobs  Young adults may still marry, but they may  postpone children to further education
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Declining Parental Control  A century ago, young people lived with parents  until marriage – today they live apart and  parents have less control  The more unconventional young adults were  (e.g. cohabitating w/out marriage), the more  likely they were to have moved out of the state  they were born
Background image of page 8
Early Adulthood and the Life  Course Perspective Life-course perspective: Study of changes to individuals’  lives over time and related to historic events  Focuses on key transition  Lengthening period from adolescence to adulthood Historical changes such as  Decline of manufacturing jobs  Growing employment for well-educated Greater acceptance of cohabitation and  childbearing outside of  marriage
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 10
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 32

Ch3 - ,Ohio Constraintsforwomen Normative/Structural...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 10. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online