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Funeral Service Compend, irbravox2, isla Bravo, compendium, mortuary science, Donna Backhus

A behavior which dictates the individual must ABSTAIN from certain acts dealing with death

taboo

A "ribbon cutting" at the opening of a supermarket could best be described as a

ceremony

A baptism could best be described as a

ritual (rite)

WOTF does NOT describe the joint/extended family unit

urban based (They are rural/farm based)

Within a patriarchal joint/extended family, who would assume control at the death of the father (age 62)

Tom, son - age 37

A MUST BEHAVIOR, the basic patterns of ideas and acts of people are

mores

The science that deals w/ the organization of social groups and how they change or stay the same is called

Sociology

Rites of funeralization W/ the BODY PRESENT are called

Funerals

Rites of funeralization W/OUT THE PRESENCE of the BODY itself are referred to as

Memorial Services

An ALL INCLUSIVE term used by people to encompass all funeral and or memorial services is

Funeral Rite

A pattern of living or dying which can be IDENTIFIED IN ALL SOCIETIES is referred to as a

Cultural Universal

The traditional location of the preparation of a dead human body for funeralization was originally in ____ in early America

the Home

Historically the person or persons in charge of the funeral was the

family

A behavior pattern which is ENFORCED by special AUTHORITY is a

Law

Funeral rites which are DEVOID of RELIGION are

Humanistic

Funeral directors who sense that all cultures and subcultures have valid sets of values are seeing in their clients

Cultural Relativity

A joint extended (Rural/Farm based) family is usually

Conservative

A joint extended (Rural/Farm based) family is usually

Patriarchal

SACRED beliefs reflected in the daily conduct of an individual are part of

Religion

Humanistic funerals are DEVOID of

Religion

Memorial services are funeral rites W/OUT

a body present

The GROUP aspect of a funeral rite makes the event

a social function

Because funeral rites are present in every known society, the rite would be considered

Cultural Universal

Social behavior that is dictated by TRADITION

is a custom

A specific act or function dealing with death is called

a rite

A DIVISION OF A CULTURE that has traits in common with that culture by has unique traits of it own is a

Subculture

A family that is governed by the FATHER is

patriarchal

Those funeral rites which follow a PRESCRIBED ORDER of worship dictated by religious tradition are

traditional funeral rites

A SYSTEM OF ABSTRACT PATTERNS of and for both living and dying which are learned directly or indirectly defines

Cultures

The economic impact of the death of the patriarchal leader in an extended (joint) family is

minimal

OTF terms, which best describes MOVEMENT FROM RURAL areas into the SUBURBS

Urbanization

The LOSS of an individual IDENTITY is called

Anonymity

WOTF terms best describes RELOCATION or TRAVEL

Mobility

The loss of craftsmanship is a result on

industrialization

STRICT DEPARTMENTAL standards w/ little or no variation is typical of

bureaucratization

CONTEMPORARY funeral rites could be considered

adaptive funeral rites

A CLUSTER of 2 or MORE NUCLEAR FAMILIES united by a social bond for security, protection and help is

Modified Extended family

A funeral rite that has been ADJUSTED to reflect the NEEDS & DESIRES of those directly involved is

an adaptive funeral rite

A family that is governed by the MOTHER is

Matriarchal

The method by which SOCIAL VALUES are LEARNED is

Enculturation

The process w/ which members of one culture ASSIMILATE the traits of another is called

Acculturation

A term that would best describe the studies of the population is

Demography

A EXISTENTIAL STATEMENT about the physical and social world is AKA

a Belief

A man, a woman and their unmarried children in one household is a

nuclear family (JETSONS)

Those funeral rites that DEVIATE from the prescribed circumstances are

non-traditional funeral rites

Consideration made for service is

professional fees

The son and his family are included in

an extended family

Depersonalization leads to

anonymity

Ecological consideration is a reason given for an increase in

creamation

WOTF is a type of cemetery

Memorial Park

No matter the age of the SON, if the oldest MALE dies, he may enter the leadership role in the

patriarchal family

The death of a child would be softened simply by the number of children in a

joint family

WOTF does not describe the nuclear (urban) family

Farmed Based (joint extended/rural)

What change in the American funeral rite is most closely associated w/ improvement in transportation

the selection of funeral homes are no longer made because of proximity

In an exteneded (joint/farm/rural) family, religion is taught at

home

For the funeral director, urbanization has meant

it is hard to know all the families you serve personally

The tendency of contemporary off-spring to MOVE AWAY & RELOCATE is called

neo-localism

The religious structure of American society is primarily

Judeo-Christian

The educational level of the American Society is generally

very high

The location of funeral rites and preparation during the last 50 years

has changed from the home of the deceased to a modern mortuary

We have seen the greatest acceleration in the use of embalming

since WWII

In the past 50 years, church yard cemeteries

have declined in use in favor of modern memorial park cemeteries

Ford's assembly line of the early 1900's is an example of

industrialization

The word contemporary means

of the same time

The bereaved person charged w/ the decisions of funeral arrangements will generally be guided by personal values and by

the norms of culture

What serves as the first event signaling the beginning of a new family unit

the funeral

The overall purpose of religion in a funeral service is

to allow for the acknowledgement of the doctrine of atonement

All of the following are valid considerations for cremation as a method of disposition EXCEPT

sanitation

WOTF would not be an anticipated part of the disposition of human remains when the service is a traditional funeral

a memorial service

Sociology is a branch of

social science

Sociology of funeral service begins w/ the at need arrangement conference and ends w/

graveside service

SOCIOLOGY is concerned w/ EOTF areas EXCEPT

Examining INDIVIDUAL behavior

EOTF are characteristics of culture EXCEPT

it does not impose equally on members of the group

EOTF could be described as a funeral rite EXCEPT

Direct disposition

In reviewing responses to death through sociology, AOTF are correct EXCEPT

Society does not choose funeral rites according to family tradition

WOTF is NOT TRUE about humanistic funerals

They are not healing to the family

The American system of government is best described as

Democratic

EOTF have affected the nuclear family EXCEPT

an increase in the day to day confrontation w/ death

A causative factor in the creation of the "first death-free generation" is

modern medical technology

The upward occupational mobility of a member of a typical nuclear family unit is

encouraged

The modern American family is considered to be

nuclear

The process of socialization is

a lifelong process

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