Cohabitation The sharing of a household by unmarried persons who have a sexual

Cohabitation the sharing of a household by unmarried

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Cohabitation – The sharing of a household by unmarried persons who have a sexual relationship THE CHANGING LIFE COURSE Life Course Perspective – The study of changes in individuals lives over time, and how those changes are related to historical events THE NEW LIFE STAGE OF EMERGING ADULTHOOD Emerging Adulthood – Period between mid-terms and about age 30 when individuals finish their educations, enter the labor force, and begin their own families Labor Force – All people who are working for pay or who are looking for paid work THE TRANSGENDER MOMENT Transgender people – People who identify with a gender other than the one they were assigned at birth Two-Spirit People – In Native American societies, men or women who dressed like, performed the duties of, and behaved like a member of the opposite sex. Sex – The biological characteristics that distinguished men and women Gender- The social and cultural characteristics that distinguish women and men in a society. THE GESTATIONAL CONSTRUCTION OF GENDER
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Gestation – The nine-month development of the fetus inside the mother’s uterus
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