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fewer than 10 percent of American families consist of a breadwinner husband, stay-at-home wife, and their dependent children.
Of all the images of family, the image of family as encumbrance (a burden) has been around the longest.
Pre industrial families, in addition to other roles, were also seen as "welfare institutions, " providing different kinds of welfare service. (taking care of children, cooking, cleaning, sewing)
The shift from pre-modern to modern family life was a transitional process that occurred slowly and unevenly.
Diversity in family life is largely explained by differences in the cultural patterns of immigrant groups.
In addition to recognizing productive activity, industrial capitalism also restructured parent-child relationships.
Offshoring is when a company moves its production to another country, producing the same products in the same way, but with cheaper labor, lower taxes and lower benefits to workers.
As a result of the Great Recession, couples married earlier and more often.
Early twentieth-century immigration legislation excluded female migrants.
The various groups of Latinos are very similar in terms of education and income.
Gaining immigrant status in the United States generally requires a sponsor.
About 30% of corporate officers in Fortune 500 companies are women.
False LESS, than 30%
Research shows that family relationships in the working class are negatively affected by poor working conditions and job insecurity.
One of the major problems with the Family and Medical Leave Act is that job protected leaves provided by the law are unpaid.
The image of "family as fulfillment" gives rise to which of the following observations?
The family provides intimacy and personal satisfaction that can be found no where else.
Myths can be described as
Beliefs that are held without examination or scrutiny.
Which of the following factors contributes to increasing diversity among contemporary families?
Increasing racial and ethnic diversity
The structural diversity model holds that
Families adapt to and may change their social environments.
The research technique that brings together scattered information about family members in successive generations is referred to as
The family-based economic system characterized life during
The colonial period of the United States
Which of the following does NOT characterize child rearing in the colonial period of the United States?
Children were viewed in a sentimental way
Child rearing in the colonial; period of the United States included
Children were sometimes viewed as miniature adults.
Child rearing practices were more genteel outside New England.
Corporal punishment was viewed as appropriate.
The economic crisis of 2007 involved
declines in mortgage-backed securities
large banks facing the necessity of raising large amounts of money very quickly or failing
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Unemployment rates are higher among
African Americans than among Latinos
This is a three-generation household where parents care for their parents and their children.
Sandwich family structure
Since 1970, the earnings of men without a college education have
According to your textbook, the boundaries between family and work have
become less and less clear
Research finds working class women are
More likely than middle-class women to give up employment if the income becomes less necessary.
The mythical model of the typical us family embodies three distinctive features
The family is a nuclear unit
It consists of mother father and their children and it exhibits a gendered division of labor
Refers to a set of social relationships kinship group
Residence or living arrangements
Resident group that carries out domestic functions
Family members are spread across national bloundries with a pattern of moving back and fourth between countries
Family decline refrain
More single women having children without being married more I married couples raising children and more gay and lesbian
Family base economy
Integrated women's men's and children labor families were patriarchal women played an important role In the colonial economy
Families formed economic political and religious educational functions for society
Change after 1800 as the industrial economy developed and separated from communities
Family wage economy
Distinction between men and women's work
Conquest and migration
Taking specific task research X-rays overseas companies
Shoes toys camera film
Home sharing or home sourcing
Made pendent contractors work from home
Incomes less than 50 percent above poverty line
Their kids not breaking out of poor
Getting enough food pack of resources
Arrive to pursue educational opportunities not found in their homeland
Less doctor visits
Marring outside of group
Beanpole and sandwich family
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