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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Divorce facts
  2. Bidirectionality
  3. contributions to family dynamics
  4. low socioeconomic status
  5. Contact with non-custodial fathers (NOT ON STUDY GUIDE)
  1. a approximately 1 million children experience divorce each year. about half of these acquire stepparent within 4 years. about 10% experience two divorces before age 16
  2. b more likely authoritarian.
  3. c behavior(direct and indirect effects), availability of social support, development of children
  4. d parent-child interactions is the idea that parents affect children's characteristics, and vice versa. over time, this effect reinforces and perpetuates each party's behavior
  5. e frequency of contact not especially important for adjustment. but quality of contact does not matter

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. direct instructors, indirect socializers, providers and controllers of opportunities. All parents use these to socialize their children.
  2. economic, social isolation; more irritable, less warm, less consistent parenting, less able to monitor children
  3. distress, may cause insecurity
  4. maternal employment in US increased from 17% to 72% between 1955 and 1988.
  5. varies greatly from family to family, and even from child to child in a given family

5 True/False questions

  1. sociocultural context matter: african american adolescentslower in competence(social and academic). unhappy and unfriendly. low in self-confidence


  2. sibling relationships: only child (NOT ON STUDY GUIDE)first born; higher achievers(higher"need for achievements"). later born; more popular,outgoing, risk-takers


  3. Level of education related to parental valueshighly educated parents view kids as active participants in learning


  4. Baumrind(1973) 4 parenting styles:varies greatly from family to family, and even from child to child in a given family


  5. Maternal employment has little impact on childrens developmenthigher academic competence. children in low income families can benefit from maternal employment; higher self-esteem, more positive feeling. Can be especially good for girls. Low paying jobs, less supportive parenting and less stimulating home environment


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