Mid-Term+Review - 10/12/2010 Mid-Term Review Sociology of...

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10/12/2010 1 Mid-Term Review Sociology of the Family Prof. Mouzon 6 Common Myths About the Family 1. Myth of a stable and harmonious family of the past 2. Myth of separate worlds 3. Myth of monolithic family form 4. Myth of a unified family experience 5. Myth of family consensus 6. Myth of family decline as the cause of social problems
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10/12/2010 2 13 Facts about American Families 1. Current marriage rates 2. Postponing marriage 3. Two purposes of cohabitation 4. Rise of gay/lesbian/domestic partners cohabitors 5. People living alone 6. Residential status of adult children 13 Facts about American Families 7. Increase in multigenerational households 8. Parenthood and fertility 9. Nonmarital (“out of wedlock”) birth rate trends 10. Divorce rate trends
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10/12/2010 3 13 Facts about American Families 11. Remarriage trends, overall and by gender 12. Large aging population (Baby Boomers) 13. Gender differences in marriage among older Americans Structural Diversity Approach: 5 Themes 1. Families are socially constructed and
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 920:272 taught by Professor Mouzon during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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