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HDFS-SG3 - HDFS 105 EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE FALL 2007 This study...

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This study guide is to be used to help you prepare for the third exam. The study guide outlines the material presented in the text, lecture, and discussion for which you are responsible. Chapter 14: Early Adulthood 1. Define emerging adulthood and know the 5 features (page 459) The transition from adolescence to adulthood. a) identity exploration, especially in love and work. b) instability c) self-focused d) feeling in-between e) the age of possibilities, a time when individuals have an opportunity to transform their lives. 2. Define Holland’s personality type theory (pages 482-483) View that it is important for individuals to select a career that matches up well with their personality type. Proposes six career-related personality types: realistic, investigative, artistic, social, enterprising, and conventional. Chapter 15: Socioemotional Development 1. Know the different types of love and Sternberg’s triangle of love (pages 502-503). Strenberg’s triangle = intimacy, commitment, passion Romantic love – also called passionate lose, or eros, romantic love has strong sexual and infatuation components and often predominates in the early period of a love relationship. Affectionate lose – Also know as companionate love, an individual desires to have the other person near and has a deep, caring affection for the other person. Consummate love – involves all three dimensions of Sternberg’s triangle. 2. Define “family.” Know the variations of family structure (as discussed in class) Two or more people who are committed to each other and who share intimacy, resources, decisions, and values. Variations = cohabitation, lesibian/gay couples, nuclear, extended, blended, single-parent, commune. 3. Describe the transition to parenthood. Know the stages in the Family Life Cycle and the interpersonal changes that accompany each stage. a) leaving home (“Emerging Adulthood”) b) New couple (“Honeymoon Period”) Financial: Joint incomes Interpersonal: Most passion and intimacy; most volatile and conflict-filled years c) Family with Children Financial = costs to raise from 0-18 yrs $330,000 for middle income family $440,000 for high income family Interpersonal: intimacy and passion decrease, increase commitment, decrease in maital satisfaction d) Family with adolescents Financially = more money Interpersonal: parent alliance, care of aging parent Average cost of nursing home $5,512 a month Average salary of 65 years or older $1,250 a month e) Family at midlife (“Launching Period”) Accepting exits and entries into family system Financially – college $ Interpersonal: increase in martial satisfaction, decrease in martial conflict HDFS 105 EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE FALL, 2007
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f) Family later in life 4. Describe the research dealing with the effects of maternal employment on children. 5. Understand the ways in which work can affect families (notes) Working women with young children White women with children < 1 1975- 29% 1998<59% African American women with children <1 1975- 50% 1998- 63% Is having a working mom bad for children?
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