News Reflection #1

News Reflection #1 - Michelle Riesenfeld Professor Felix...

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Michelle Riesenfeld Professor Felix Elwert Sociology 120 TA: Yun Cho October 4, 2011 News Reflection #1 “In a Married World, Singles Struggle for Attention” By: Tara Parker-Pope The New York Times Despite the fact that society places pressure on people to get married, the unmarried people of society are the ones who tend to be more contributable to their community and family, as they have an easier time staying connected to their siblings and relatives, while also maintaining a more active role in volunteerism. Even though single people feel stigmatized by the fact that they have never been married, married people, who tend to put their energy and focus into their relationships and families, often lose more as their ties to their community and family become difficult to sustain. “Chinese Law Could Make Divorced Women Homeless” By: Didi Kirsten Tatlow The New York Times The Supreme Court’s new interpretation of the 1980 Marriage Law was enforced in China, ordering that property bought before marriage is to be returned to the buyer upon
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