To begin, the focal point of the article is child disciplining practices in the United States.
The authors stresses the fact that, spanking is 1 of the most widely used practices for
disciplining preschool-aged chil
Families (Part 4)
This theory has been refuted.
However, cultural universality does not necessarily entail a genetic basis (e.g., fire
If people really were genetically programmed to avoid incest, a formal incest
taboo would be unnecessary.
Families (Part 3)
Genitor refers to the biological father of a child.
Pater refers to the socially recognized father of a child.
Exogamy is the practice of seeking a spouse outside one's own group.
This practice forces people to create an
Families (Part 1)
Nuclear and Extended Families
The nuclear family consists of a married couple and their children.
The nuclear family:
ego-centered and impermanent
Descent groups are permanent (lasting beyond the life spans of individual constituents)
Families (Part 2)
In the U.S., as in other large, industrialized societies, patterns of residence and family types may
change from class to class, in response to the conditions of these different contexts (e.g.,
extended families as a response to poverty)
FOUR STYLES OF PARENTING
How to interpret your scores.
Add up the number of times you said
true for the following items:
Divide the total
1. I would feel uncomfortable if my spouse worked in an office with only members of the opposite
2. I would leave shortly after arriving if I werent have a good time.
3. It is the womans responsibility to keep sex interesting for her par
YOUR ANSWERS TO YOUR FELLOWSHIP GROUP MEMBERS
Q1 should be for group member 1, Q2 for group member 2, etc.
Q1 At what age should spanking start and stop? Why?
Your answer Spanking should not start at any age. Therefore, if spanking does not
Presentation Assignment 3 ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Each group participant must ANSWER ALL SIX questions related to their
part of the presentation and ONE QUESTION FROM EACH OF THEIR
FELLOW GROUP MEMBERS. These ANSWERS m
1. What are the pros and cons of spanking?
2. What are some others ways in which parents can discipline their children other than spanking?
3. How does spanking affect a child later in life?
4. Where would you rank spanking on your
Families (Part 5)
Malinowski (and Freud) argued that the incest taboo originated to direct sexual feelings
away from ones family to avoid disrupting the family structure and relations (familiarity
increases the chances for attempt).
The opposite theory