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Unformatted text preview: 21A230; SP 456J THIRD WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT This assignment is an exercise to get you to think comprehensively about policy-making and families. You are to construct a model of a much better, or perfect, family system for the U.S., to come about by the year 2007. What, in your opinion, would the most optimal family system look like? The concept of family system refers to the system made up of present-day families, including the opinions held by the majority of citizens about families as they ought to be. Of course none of us has full knowledge about every aspect of either actual families or what people think would be ideal families. Dont worry about the incompleteness of your knowledge, just begin your discussion of present-day families and Americans notions about ideal families by saying something like the following is my impression of what the present-day family system in the U.S. looks like, and what the majority of Americans believe families ought to look like. International students: dont worry that you know less than native-born Americans; if you use the...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2.158 taught by Professor Ericajames during the Spring '03 term at MIT.
- Spring '03