Lecture 1 - 03:00 Howsthefamily? Wellitsdepends....

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
03:00 How’s the family? Well its depends. . In deep trouble Many problems: Divorce, cohabitation, single parenthood, gay marriage, female labor  force participation Hanging in there Drastic change in the past, recent slow down (divorce) Just fine, thank you Marriage remains ideal of almost all, 90% marry eventually High fertility rates Much increased gender equality Family adapts successfully to a changing world Message The family is changing- it always has This course: factual investigation, not value judgement We will ask: How is the family changing? Why is the family changing? What consequences does this change have for individuals and for society? Discuss What defines a family? When would you call a group of people (2+) a family? Who needs to belong to the group and why? What groups would you not consider a family and why?
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Two definitions of the Family Private families
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 5

Lecture 1 - 03:00 Howsthefamily? Wellitsdepends....

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online