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Unformatted text preview: -Communicative- emotional support-Reproductive-Educational-Financial and managerial Ideal Family Myths: 1.Universal nuclear family 2.Middle class 3.The naturalness of different responsibilities for wives and husbands. The Ideal Marriage Monogamy- 2 people Poligyny- One husband many wives Polyandry- One wife, many husbands Polygamy- Several man and several women. How do we choose a partner? Stimulus-Value-Role Theory of Male Selection 1.Stimulus Stage- attraction 2.Value Stage- finding common ground. 3.Role Stage- Acting out the role of a couple. What Makes a Marriage Work? Personal: A desire to stay married based on love and marital satisfaction.Physical attraction. Moral: A feeling to stay married based on moral attitudes.Children and Religion. Structural : A feeling of constraint based on alternatives , social pressure....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course SOC 1301 taught by Professor Oepnik during the Fall '11 term at Sam Houston State University.
- Fall '11