Intimate Relationships

Intimate Relationships - for upbringing Family values in...

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Marriage, Families and Intimate Relationships Intimate Relationships No longer tied to family structure—socialized personalities lead men and women to express “love” in different ways—also at different ages in life—the development of guilt as a socialized word Cohabitation—does it lead to marital success? Great sociological question, which assumes that marriage is a desirable end for a relationship Two-stage marriage , proposed by Margaret Mead 1. individual marriage—couple agrees to be married but not yet to have children 2. parental marriage—decision to have children and to share responsibility
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Unformatted text preview: for upbringing Family values in transition Divorce—what are the consequences of divorce?—enormous implications—cf. primitive societies Domestic abuse The feminist perspective Social security—changes family financial responsibility Diversity in Families Remarriage—the Brady Bunch Step-parents Single-parent Grand parents—a missing generation? Foster care Adoption—especially transracial Fatherhood over 50 African-American families Latina families Native American families Biracial families “Boomerang generation”—what adjustments need to be made by all generations...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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