Lecture slides and notes 03.27.08

Lecture slides and notes 03.27.08 - African American Asian...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Marriage and Family
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Terms Marriage Family Nuclear Extended Family of orientation (or origin) Family of procreation
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Theoretical perspectives Functionalist Families fulfill needs: economic production, socialization of children, care of sick and aged, recreation, sexual control, reproduction Conflict Between genders Symbolic interactionist Gender roles
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Diversity Social class has stronger effect on differences between families than race/ethnicity does
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Differences in head of household
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Unformatted text preview: African American Asian American Latino White % headed by couple 47 80 68 80 % headed by woman 45 12 22 14 % headed by man 8 8 10 6 Characteristics of families • African American • Asian American • Latino Successful marriages Considerations • Children in single-parent families • Childless couples • Blended families • Gay and lesbian couples Trends • Later marriage and childbirth • Cohabitation • Single motherhood Effects of divorce on children Remarriage...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOC 1101 taught by Professor Ruddiman during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Lecture slides and notes 03.27.08 - African American Asian...

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