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Women with high school degrees or less, are more independent. Single parent households. Just as likely to marry early, but divorce early also.Why do women with some college chose to be the homemaker, if they could only choose: because they are more educated and had amore stable life where a mother was home to help out. Chapter 36: Men’s Changing Contribution to Family Work Oriel SullivanMen’s contribution to housework we see an increase since the 60’s. They look at the number of minutes and hour’s men were putting into housework from 70’s to now. Attitudes also.All together there is change happening.10/14/15Email Dr. Kroeger and critique a journal for 5% points to Exam 1.Due before the Final Exam. Exam 1 Review1)Social positions and norms affiliated with them.2)List 3 of the 5 changes to family life from agrarian to industrial3)Two definitions of family most commonly used by sociologist. 4)Two social trends vary together it is not possible that one causes the other. 5)List things associated with the second demographic transition.6) D7) D8)Describe how obese men to non obese men, to obese women to non obese womencohabitate.9)List and explain 3 main reasons in which couples choose to cohabitate.10)Inclusionists, exclusionists, and moderates examples and how they differ from each other.11)Do Americans today value marriage as much today as they did in the past? Its not that we value marriage less, it’s more of a choice. Because it is a choice it’s a status attainment marker once they have finished school, are financially stable etc.12)How is educational attainment related to the likelihood of marriage? The percentage of ever marrying with highest levels of education marry later. But by the time they are 40-45 they were just as likely or more likely to have been married and more likely to have stayed married. But among blacks, the gap of percentage of who has ever married between highest and lowest education, the
gap is larger than it is for whites. Education increases the likelihood for marriage for everyone but especially blacks.13)How doe African American families differ from the whole population in single family homes.a.Greater percentage of single family householdsb.Decline in marriage has been larger for AA c.Discrimination causes economic disadvantaged.Low employment among black men.e.Mass incarcerationChapter 37: Being “The Man” without Having a Job and/or Providing Care Instead of “Bread” Kristen Myers and Ilana DemantasMen’s attitudes toward gender equality are suggesting there is more gender equality today.When offered the choice to split everything people generally take it especially if it’sin family friendly work place policies.