Likelihood increases as people delay childbearingoReasonsFemale•Lack of ovulation•endometriosisMale•Sluggish sperm or low sperm count•Chemical pollutants•Injury to testicles or scrotum, infections, undescended testes, drugs, etcoReactionsMany people are devastatedMarital satisfaction may decreaseSocially isolatingAbortion -Can occur naturally or can be induced medically-Incidence of abortionoHalf of pregnancies are unintendedoHalf of the unintended pregnancies end in abortion-Who has abortions?oCommon among women in their twenties, white, and never marriedoMajor reason is inability to support the baby-Is abortion safe?oPhysical healthoEmotional health-Why have abortion rates decreased?oAttitudes about abortionoContraceptivesoAbortion servicesoLaw and policies-Abortion in other countriesoMaking abortion illegal does not lower abortion rates. oMany women who have unsafe abortions die as a resultChapter 12: Key Terms:-Role strain: conflicts that someone feels within a role-Parenting style: a general approach to interacting with and disciplining children-Authoritarian style: an approach to parenting that is demanding, controlling, and punitive; emphasized respect for authority, work, order, and traditional family structure, often uses punitive, forceful measures to control behavior-Permissive style: an approach to parenting that is highly responsive and warm, not demanding but sometimes manipulative, this approach encourages freedom of expression, astronomy, and internal control-Authoritative style: an approach to parenting that is demanding and controlling but supportive and responsive, encourages autonomy and self-reliance, generally uses positive reinforcement instead of punitive, repressive discipline-Uninvolved style: a parenting approach in which parents are neither supportive nor demanding because they are indifferent-Socioeconomic status: an overall rank of people’s positions based on income, education, and occupation-Role overload: a feeling of being overwhelmed by multiple commitments and not having enough time for oneself
6HDF 304 Exam 3 Review-DEWK: dual-employed with kids – a family in which both parents are employed full time outside the home-Latchkey kids: children who return after school to an empty home and are alone and unsupervised until their parents or another adult arrives-Foster home: a home in which a family raises a child or children who are not their own for a period of time but does not formally adopt themContemporary Parenting Roles -A Parent is Born:oBabies are active participants in their own developmentoPeople internalize parenting roles. This changes both partners because they help each other learn the role of a parentoParenting does not come naturally, it takes a lot of trial and error-Rewards and Difficulties of ParentingoRole strain comes from 4 factors: unrealistic role expectations, decreased authority, increased responsibility, and high parenting standards.
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