Lecture 1 Notes - SOC120 Lecture 1 01:32 Cohabitation:...

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SOC120- Lecture 1 01:32 - Cohabitation : males and females living together romantically but not married - divorce rate is very high- half of all first marriages in my generation are  expected to end in divorce within 20 years - divorce rate declining since 1980 but still high Replacement Fertility:  having enough kids to keep the population stable - What is a family? – it depends: internal, law, research  at least one head/main supporter who provides for themselves and others married couples any biological relation (extended family) dependence hierarchy same household and support each other care for/about each other relation by blood or legal relation (marriage, adoption) deep, lasting, “natural” connection needn’t be happy What is not  a family? blood relation not enough just working together abusive relationships roommates boyfriend/girlfriend negative impact if blood or legal has been dissolved Externalities:  being affected by something (positive or negative) for something  you didn’t bring on Homogamy:  like marrying like, besides gender
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SOC120- Lecture 2 9/8/11 Family Diversity
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 120 taught by Professor Elwert during the Fall '11 term at University of Wisconsin.

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Lecture 1 Notes - SOC120 Lecture 1 01:32 Cohabitation:...

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