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Unformatted text preview: Sociology Review Don’t have to know Paris vs. California Legal stuff to Know: Loving vs. Virginia 1920-Women’s Right to Vote 1848-Married Women’s property act Alabama? Marital Rape Exemption Higher age of marriage for Blacks Marriages are more likely to fail? 3 Theories that Explain Why Black People Aren’t Getting Married 1. Wilson’s theory that black men lost their jobs (unemployment is much worse as manufacturing jobs were no longer available) and are attached to the criminal justice system—this makes them “unmarriageable” 2. Black women set the bar extremely high—a lot of value on marriage (provider role for a guy) 3. People don’t get married so they can get the benefits of welfare (there is no evidence to prove this theory, so it is widely speculated) a. Black mothers as “welfare queens” Is wealth considered class or status? Class has things to do with money (also income), so wealth is considered class Status = education 15. What was the war on poverty and what was its effect?15....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2012 for the course SOC 120 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Fall '08