Our choice of a romantic or life partner ___________depend solely on our attraction to someone, how well we get along with him or her, or our shared life goals (used to see as a partner ship, not so lovey dovey. )
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Multiple generations can live together. Ex:(grandparents, parent [usually single], and kids.)Skip generation householdgrandparents and providing primary care for grandkids.Families that can consist of step siblings and half-siblings , ex;( mixed families, bc of divorce or children outside of marriage.)There are many single parent families which issingle mom/dad raising kidscohabitationindividuals and couple can choose not to get married or not to have children. (look like fam but they are not married, can include gay and lesbian. Or couples have no kids at all)Early modern families depended heavily on kinship networks, which aresystems of relationships between people related by blood and marriage.Preindustrial Family.what family had is what they produced. Made clothes and food and houses. Men and women did similar or shared workThe industrial Revolution (1950s after war) created a division between _____ and _____work and home . ( men now leaving home to go out and work.Men now were associated with the public world of _________work.wage-earning, ( have money and buy products instead of making or trading)Industrial Revolution , now women wererelegated to the private world managing a household and raising kids, work for which they were not paid.Cult of Domesticitythe notion that true womanhood centers on domestic responsibility and child rearing.The traditional________ _______is NOT a timeless and universal concept. It developed in response to conditions in a specific time and place : the post World War II economic boom in the US.nuclear familySeveral factors have brought about significant changes in the organization of work and family life since the 1970s:(3)-Increasing divorce rates -decreasing marriage and fertility rates -increasing participation of women in the workforce.feminist theorists suggest gender roles are learnedin the family.the family can be a battleground for power over decisions about-chores, housing, raising children, spending money, and so onwomen have two jobs;paid labor outside the home and unpaid labor inside the home.second shift refers tounpaid labor inside the home that is often expected of women after they get home from working at paid labor outside the home.division of labor within the home refers towho does what and how the chores are divided.men are typically in charge of________,_________whereas women ____________.outdoor, stereotypically masculine activities, disproportionately do the work inside.an egalitarian division of labor is much more likely to existin the households of gay and lesbian couples.African american women have often taken a _______role in providing for their families.leading (more likely to raise kids by self, homemaker&breadwinner. Wilson argues shortage of good potential husbands.)african american communities tend to have expanded notions of kinship, including evennon blood relatives. (other ppl step in and help)Latinos come from many different counties and cultural backgrounds, but some chatrateristics can be identifies as common to latino families including;(4)strong family and community ties. adherence to traditional gender roles high marriage rates low divorce rates ( catholic background could influence of low divorce, or cultural beliefs.)Single, nonworking, mother face many challenges , among them the attitude of critics of welfare, who thinkthat they prefer being on welfare to working.most women would prefer _____ to be on welfare, but the system is such that often they end up with less income and fewer benefits when they move form welfare to work .notdivorce is a constant in our society and debates will continue about its effects on children. the only certainty may be that--high levels or parental conflict - whether between married or divorced parents - are not good for children. (can effects childrens education, future socioeconomic status. has correlation but not causation)families today come in many forms-blended families with step siblings or half siblings, families held by same-sex partners, interracial families, intergenerational families- (so perhaps the optimal description of the 'ideal' family is that is best serves the needs of all its members. )