The conflict perspective is the opposite of the_; it assumes that not all family behaviors
and practices contribute to family well-being.
A) biosocial theory.
B) feminist theory.
C) structure-functional theory.
D) family systems theory.
The modern f
The U. S. Census Bureau defines a family as
A) any conjugal union
B) two or more persons sharing a household and who are related by blood, marriage, or
C) several roommates or cohabitors
D) those having the same last name
What is meant by t
The text points out that one reason for the declining perceived advantages of marriage is that
today, society views being single as a(n) _ lifestyle.
Individuals living alone now make up _ percen
Adults with a(n) _attachment style exhibit possible negative behaviors such as unwarranted
jealousy or attempts to control one's partner due to "fear of abandonment".
Many female victims blame
Which term is used by the text to describe societal attitudes and behaviors expected of and
associated with the two sexes?
A) biological sex
B) gender role
D) gender identity
Michael feels secure in his masculinity, even though he enjoys c
Parents and children, along with other relatives such as in-laws, grandparents, aunts and uncles,
and cousins are included in the _ family.
One reason for the decline in marriages in the U.S. is that Ame
In a 2002 survey, women respondents reported that over one-third of their recent births were
Which United States Supreme Court decision legalized abortion throughout the United States?
A) Brown v.
Research by Straus and his colleagues show that children who have been frequently spanked by
their parents, are
A) less likely later to cheat or tell lies.
B) less likely to bully or be cruel or mean to others.
C) more likely to have behavior problems
When I began this class, I thought I was well versed on the concepts of families and
relationships with all the years of counseling and other courses I had already taken. I originally
wanted to take this course over the summer yet there were not enough st
The text points out that white-collar jobs, especially those in technological and engineering
fields and some financial services, are moving overseas to which two countries?
A) India and China
B) Spain and Italy
C) Kenya and South Africa
D) England and
The heterosexual transmission of HIV/AIDS is _.
B) staying relatively steady
Brad hates homosexuals and has an aversion to homosexual behavior. His orientation is
predicated on fear. It is most reasonable t