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Percentage of canadian same sex couples in 2011
0.8%
A type of step family in which all the children are biological or adopted of one and only one spouse or common-law (the couple hasn't had a kid together and only one brought a kid into the family)
Simple Step Family
A type of step family in which there is: at least one child of both parents and at least one child of only one parent, at least one child of both parents and at least one child of each parent, at least one child of each parent and no children of both parents
Complex Step Family
LAT family is:
Living Apart Together
Percentage of LATs aged 20 and older
7%
Percentage of LATs that are aged 20-24
30%
Percentage of partnerships that are married, living together, and aged 20 and older
50%
Percentage of common-law living together and 20 and older
12%
Key Components of Families
Dependency and intimacy, Sexuality, Protection, Financial/material Support, and Socialization
The 'Modern Family' of Phil and Claire is an example of what type of family?
Nuclear Family
The 'Modern Family' Jay and Gloria are an example of what kind of family?
Simple Step-family
The 'Modern Family' Mitchell and Cameron is an example of what kind of family?
Common-law, same-sex couple with an adopted child
Post 2008, what percentage of same sex couples meet online?
60%
Number one way of meeting potential parters
Friends
Second most likely way to meet potential partners
Public Places (Bars etc)
Third most likely way to meet potential partners (after 2005)
The Internet
"Thin" Dating Market refers to what?
A group of people most likely to rely on the internet for meeting people
Formal Rationality (Termed by Max Weber) refers to what?
An optimum means to an end shaped by rules, regulations and larger social structures
Bureaucracy is a model of what?
Formal Rationality
The four main elements of McDonaldization
Efficiency, predictability, calculability, and control