Sociologically, "what is family?"
Two or more people who consider themselves related by blood, marriage, or adoption
In Bongo Bongo male members of the tribe may each legally have three wives. This is a family realtionship defined as...
In America and many other parts of the world the common practice is for whites to marry whites, African Americans to marry African Americans, and members of specific social classes to marry within their class. This is a marital practice called ________.
The term family is one difficult to define because of the many varieties of family displayed in the world's cultures.
Boomerang children is a term used to refer to children.
between 24 to 29 who still live with their parents
The group with the highest percentage of one parent families with a female head of household is ____________ .
The group with the lowest percentage of one parent families with a female head of household is ____________ .
Sociologically, what is a blended family?
the husband or wife bringing a child into the new family from a prior relationship/ or a family whose members were once part of another family
How has the age of the average first-time bride and groom in the United States changed since 1890?
both the bride and groom are older than at any other time
What do sociologists argue as being the factor most related to violence against women?
the sexist structure of society
What is the skipped generation family?
grandparents act as parents rearing their children's children
What is the main difference between cohabitation and marriage?
there is a greater degree of financial and emotional commitment in marriage
In which families would elders play the most active role in rearing their grandchildren?
Of the following, in which group is a woman more likely to marry a man with less education than she has?
including people such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins in addition to the nuclear unit
people's choice of a marriage partner in the US is most influenced by ...
age, education, class, race, and religion
often in impoverished neighborhoods where people help each other out and consider each other a part of their extended family
asian americans are more likely to use _______ and ________ as methods of discipline than physical punishment