Masculinity rigid gender roles dont just hurt women also hurt men and male

Masculinity rigid gender roles dont just hurt women

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Masculinity: rigid gender roles don’t just hurt women, also hurt men and male identity. Symbolic Interaction: Gender is socially constructed through interpersonal interaction, often with family members. 10/20/16 THURSDAY CHPT. 8: MARRIAGE AND COHABITATION educational attainment differences in marriage. For men and women, a college degree is associated w/ marrying later, but also more likely to marry and stay married at age 40. Why do people still get married? -incentives: state federal and market benefits -social pressure: family ties, religious communities -imitation Benefits of marriage -some research shows generally happier, healthier, and have more wealth. -selection -social control: stop smoking as much, drinking as much -social support & integration 10/25/16 Tuesday Who marries whom: religion Cohabitation : percentage of women who have cohabitated Cohabitation refers to situations in which two people live together, and are involved in an emotional and/or sexually intimate relationship. The term is commonly used regarding unmarried couples who choose to live together without officially getting married. Figure 8.7 & 8.8 *cohabitation units are fleeting, shorter. Cohabitation: before marriage -most common form of cohabitation. -seen as acceptable in the marriage process. -some couples may have plans to marry but never reach the economic goals. Cohabitation: instead of marriage -most common among economically disadvantaged couples. -various reasons for choosing over marriage..
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-one partner wants to get married and other doesn’t. -if there are educational or racial/ethnic differences b/t partners. Cohabitation: after marriage -among older adults, both been married, divorced, had kids. -less ab testing viability of relationship before marriage, or economically better, more ab finding long-term substitute for marriage. Chapter 9: Families and Children Childbearing in US -Most families have 1-3, average is 2 children. -family size has been in decline by diversity has increased. -more parents raising kids outside of marriage. -more single-parenthood. Childbearing: Cohabitation Trends: -ab a 3 rd of unmarried parents are actually living together at time of birth. -while fewer parents are married now than in the past, many children are involved with more than 2 parents. Childbearing: women w/out children Trends: -ab a 3 rd of unmarried Terms and concepts: TFR: total fertility rate.
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