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Within a patriarchal joint/extended family, who would assume control at the death of the father (age 62)
Tom, son - age 37
The science that deals w/ the organization of social groups and how they change or stay the same is called
An ALL INCLUSIVE term used by people to encompass all funeral and or memorial services is
A pattern of living or dying which can be IDENTIFIED IN ALL SOCIETIES is referred to as a
The traditional location of the preparation of a dead human body for funeralization was originally in ____ in early America
Funeral directors who sense that all cultures and subcultures have valid sets of values are seeing in their clients
Because funeral rites are present in every known society, the rite would be considered
A DIVISION OF A CULTURE that has traits in common with that culture by has unique traits of it own is a
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
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
The process w/ which members of one culture ASSIMILATE the traits of another is called
Those funeral rites that DEVIATE from the prescribed circumstances are
non-traditional funeral rites
No matter the age of the SON, if the oldest MALE dies, he may enter the leadership role in the
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
For the funeral director, urbanization has meant
it is hard to know all the families you serve personally
The location of funeral rites and preparation during the last 50 years
has changed from the home of the deceased to a modern mortuary
In the past 50 years, church yard cemeteries
have declined in use in favor of modern memorial park cemeteries
The bereaved person charged w/ the decisions of funeral arrangements will generally be guided by personal values and by
the norms of culture
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
WOTF would not be an anticipated part of the disposition of human remains when the service is a traditional funeral
a memorial service
Sociology of funeral service begins w/ the at need arrangement conference and ends w/
In reviewing responses to death through sociology, AOTF are correct EXCEPT
Society does not choose funeral rites according to family tradition
A causative factor in the creation of the "first death-free generation" is
modern medical technology
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