W11 Globalization - Understanding Globalization (GEK 1041)...

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Understanding Globalization Understanding Globalization (GEK 1041) (GEK 1041) TOYOTA Mika 豊豊豊豊 Department of Sociology
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Key Questions Key Questions Global Householding How may globalization challenge the conventional notion of family? What are the likely social implications of the increasing international marriage?
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Structure of the lecture Structure of the lecture Global householding “Household” and “Family” Householding as a dynamic process International marriage: Gender and Global Hypergamy How is global householding related to citizenship? What are the implications of global householding especially on gender relations? Assignments and Exam
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Global householding” Global householding” The formation and sustenance of households is increasingly reliant on the international movement of people and transactions among household members residing in more than one national territory (Douglas 2006)
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Family vs. Household (I) Family vs. Household (I) Family : relations attained through marriage or biological lineage (include adopted children) Physical reproduction of human life Household : anyone living under one common household unit (include live- in domestic maids, co-resident friends) Material and psychological well-being
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Family vs. Household (II) Family members do not always live together, thus not always constitute a household. Household members are not necessarily family members. “Family” is a legal category which define the formal relations between individuals (e.g. wife-husband, mother-son), but “household” captures the actual arrangement of family life. In modern society household is mostly
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