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91 terms
Sociology of the Family
differences in parents based on demogr…
working class
employment with motherhood
childcare alternative forms
1) class: working class has more difficulty than any other cl…
right under middle class, couples have child early
1950: less than 25% of married women with school-age children…
-childcare center... -family daycare home: daycare ran out of so…
differences in parents based on demogr…
1) class: working class has more difficulty than any other cl…
working class
right under middle class, couples have child early
Sociology: Family
Beanpole families
Bigamy
Birth rate
Breadwinner
A multigenerational family in which each generation has one o…
the offence of marrying someone who is already married to ano…
the number of babies born per 1000 people
a person who earns money to support the family (traditionally…
Beanpole families
A multigenerational family in which each generation has one o…
Bigamy
the offence of marrying someone who is already married to ano…
51 terms
Sociology - The Family
Beanpole Family
Breadwinner
Cereal Packet Family
Child-Centred Family
Multiple generations but only a few members in each one.
the person (usually male) that is the main earner for the f…
The idealogical nuclear family, created by the media - with…
A family which focuses primarily on raising children, the chi…
Beanpole Family
Multiple generations but only a few members in each one.
Breadwinner
the person (usually male) that is the main earner for the f…
13 terms
Sociology family
Post Modern Family
primary socialization
privatised family
reconstituted family
a term meant to include all family variations existing today
Refers to the initial socialization that a child receives thr…
A nuclear family whose lifestyle and leisure patterns center…
a new family that forms after the remarriage of a single pare…
Post Modern Family
a term meant to include all family variations existing today
primary socialization
Refers to the initial socialization that a child receives thr…
95 terms
Sociology of the Family
Divorce rate is
Neofunctional Perspective
Informal rules
formal rules
43%
institutions serve social functions (without institutions we…
norms
laws
Divorce rate is
43%
Neofunctional Perspective
institutions serve social functions (without institutions we…
24 terms
Sociology, The Family
Family
Marriage
Nuclear Family
Extended Family
a group of people related by marriage, blood, or adoption
a legal union based on mutual rights and obligations
family structure composed of one or both parents and children
two or more adult generations of the same family whose member…
Family
a group of people related by marriage, blood, or adoption
Marriage
a legal union based on mutual rights and obligations
52 terms
family - sociology
family diversity
nuclear family
cereal packet family
breadwinner
many different types of family within society
parents and children only
nuclear family where male is the breadwinner and female look…
person who owns the most money in the family (usually male)
family diversity
many different types of family within society
nuclear family
parents and children only
6 terms
Sociology family
Nuclear family
Functionalists
New right
Marxists
Functionalists prefer
Reproduction, primary socialisation, emotional support, econo…
Agree with functionalist, see women as having the caring role…
They think that nuclear families support the capitalist syste…
Nuclear family
Functionalists prefer
Functionalists
Reproduction, primary socialisation, emotional support, econo…
11 terms
Sociology & Family
Family
Household
Nuclear Family
Extended Family
a couple whose relationship is based on marriage, civil partn…
either one person who lives alone or a group of people who li…
a traditional family with a mother and a father with children…
grandparents, mum and dad and grand-kids living altogether
Family
a couple whose relationship is based on marriage, civil partn…
Household
either one person who lives alone or a group of people who li…
42 terms
Sociology of the Family
androgyny
baby boom
clitoridectomy
cohabitation
having the characteristics of both genders.
a cohort in which the average number of children born to a wo…
an operation in which the clitoris is cut out of the body.
the sharing of a household of unmarried persons with a sexual…
androgyny
having the characteristics of both genders.
baby boom
a cohort in which the average number of children born to a wo…
149 terms
Sociology of the Family
Defining family
Family = a set of functions
Family = an objectively defined set of…
Family = an idea/ideal
• Definitions of family are official and social - depending o…
• Family contributes to social continuity - sexual/reproducti…
• Usually demarcated on the basis of blood - adoption - marri…
• Family as an ideal moves away from rigid definitions become…
Defining family
• Definitions of family are official and social - depending o…
Family = a set of functions
• Family contributes to social continuity - sexual/reproducti…
21 terms
Sociology "Family"
Family
Family Structures
Nuclear Family
Blended Family
A group of two or more people who spend some time living toge…
Nuclear Family, Blended Family, Extended Family, Single-Paren…
parents and children, no other relatives that live with them.…
Getting remarried and having a step child (Brady Bunch) Resul…
Family
A group of two or more people who spend some time living toge…
Family Structures
Nuclear Family, Blended Family, Extended Family, Single-Paren…
53 terms
Sociology - The Family
Monogamy
Serial Monogamy
Polygyny
Polyandry
The practice of being married to one person at a time.
The practice of divorcing, remarrying, divorcing, remarrying…
A form of polygamy in which a man may have more than one wife…
A from of polygamy in which a women may have more than one hu…
Monogamy
The practice of being married to one person at a time.
Serial Monogamy
The practice of divorcing, remarrying, divorcing, remarrying…
149 terms
Sociology of the Family
Defining family
Family = a set of functions
Family = an objectively defined set of…
Family = an idea/ideal
• Definitions of family are official and social - depending o…
• Family contributes to social continuity - sexual/reproducti…
• Usually demarcated on the basis of blood - adoption - marri…
• Family as an ideal moves away from rigid definitions become…
Defining family
• Definitions of family are official and social - depending o…
Family = a set of functions
• Family contributes to social continuity - sexual/reproducti…
16 terms
Sociology-family
Family
Household
Civil partnerships
Nuclear family
Is a social institution consisting of a group of people who a…
Simply means one person living alone or a group of people who…
Gives legal recognition to the relationships of same-sex coup…
Is a family with two generations of parents and children,livi…
Family
Is a social institution consisting of a group of people who a…
Household
Simply means one person living alone or a group of people who…
18 terms
Sociology Family
loss of function
marraige
marital breakdown
matriarchy
When the function of an institution,such as the family, is co…
One of the institutions of society that has been heavily scru…
circumstances that impair marital functioning, such as spousa…
A form of social organization in which females dominate males…
loss of function
When the function of an institution,such as the family, is co…
marraige
One of the institutions of society that has been heavily scru…
78 terms
Sociology Family
Alienation
Age patriarchy
Ageing population
Arranged marriage
Where an individual or group of people feel socially isolated…
The view that adults still have power and control over childr…
A society in which there are more over 65s than there are und…
A marriage in which the parents have a say in the choice of t…
Alienation
Where an individual or group of people feel socially isolated…
Age patriarchy
The view that adults still have power and control over childr…
10 terms
sociology- the family
primary socialisation
vertically extended
cohabitation
segregated
when you learn basic behavior. this comes from our parents an…
if there are three generations living together, like grandpar…
when an unmarried couple live together with children
this refers to unequal roles between men and women in the hou…
primary socialisation
when you learn basic behavior. this comes from our parents an…
vertically extended
if there are three generations living together, like grandpar…
11 terms
Sociology of family
Family
Primary group
Secondary group
Nuclear family
People related by blood, marriage, or adoption.
Term coined by Charles Cooley, any group which is a close, fa…
Characterized by more distant, practical, and unemotional rel…
Husband, wife, and children in an independent household.
Family
People related by blood, marriage, or adoption.
Primary group
Term coined by Charles Cooley, any group which is a close, fa…
12 terms
Sociology of the Family
Structural Functionalism
Psychoanalytic theory
Conflict Theories
Marxist Feminist Theory
Assumes gender exists to fulfill necessary functions in socie…
Natural differences among men and women plus socialization fr…
Sees society as fundamentally about conflicts, struggles, and…
Connects gender oppression with economic issues. Men as bourg…
Structural Functionalism
Assumes gender exists to fulfill necessary functions in socie…
Psychoanalytic theory
Natural differences among men and women plus socialization fr…
Sociology of the Family
Perichoresis
Types of Family Relationships: Unilate…
Types of Family Relationships: Bilateral
Hurting to Healing Behavior: Condition…
Refers to the trinity in a three way dance
One-sided relationships
Two-sided relationships
Healing: Unconditional Love
Perichoresis
Refers to the trinity in a three way dance
Types of Family Relationships: Unilate…
One-sided relationships
11 terms
Sociology of the Family
A first Insight
What is the Family?
Nuclear Family
Extended Family
- our choice of a romantic or life partner doesn't depend sol…
- census bureau defines family as two or more individuals rel…
- a family consisting of a father, a mother, and their children
- familial networks that extend beyond the nuclear family and…
A first Insight
- our choice of a romantic or life partner doesn't depend sol…
What is the Family?
- census bureau defines family as two or more individuals rel…
54 terms
Sociology of Family
consensus
Conflict
Feminism
Symbolic
a perspective that projects an image of society as the collec…
Karl Marx, the view that opposition and *conflict define a gi…
a theory that seeks to understand and ultimately *reduce ineq…
a theory concerned with the ability of humans to see themselv…
consensus
a perspective that projects an image of society as the collec…
Conflict
Karl Marx, the view that opposition and *conflict define a gi…
9 terms
Sociology family
Relationships with friends
Fictive kin
Chosen family
Liberal Feminism
Someone who may be like a brother or sister to you
Close friends who are treated as family
chose who your family are
Feminists who want equality for women
Relationships with friends
Someone who may be like a brother or sister to you
Fictive kin
Close friends who are treated as family
Sociology of the Family
The family is both a social institutio…
LIst the 3 main points of Murdoch's de…
Why does Murdoch believe that the conc…
What is one common type of relations d…
The family as a social institution refers to macro sociology…
1) Characterised by common residence, economic cooperation an…
Because it is more about the social relationships between ind…
A cohabitating, husband and wife or couple, without children.
The family is both a social institutio…
The family as a social institution refers to macro sociology…
LIst the 3 main points of Murdoch's de…
1) Characterised by common residence, economic cooperation an…
16 terms
sociology family
family
Family of orientation
Family of Procreation
exogamy
most basic institution of any society. The first place where…
consist of parents and possibly siblings. receive early socia…
the transmission of values, beliefs and attitudes from our fa…
marriage to a person belonging to a tribe or group other than…
family
most basic institution of any society. The first place where…
Family of orientation
consist of parents and possibly siblings. receive early socia…
32 terms
Family Sociology
Nuclear Family
Bi-nuclear family
Extended family
Single parent
...
...
...
...
Nuclear Family
...
Bi-nuclear family
...
86 terms
Sociology- Family
Medhurst
Owen Jones
Bourdieu
Lobban
Royale family - representation of the w/c
'Chavs' created to scare the classes
Cultural Capitol (m/c has knowledge w/c doesnt)
School reading schemes
Medhurst
Royale family - representation of the w/c
Owen Jones
'Chavs' created to scare the classes
21 terms
Sociology of the Family
What is sociology?
Who developed the concept of the socio…
Official definition of marriage
Social science definition of marriage
the scientific study of human social behavior, patterns expla…
C. Wright Mills
A legal contract between a man and a woman at or above a cert…
A legal union, sexually, socially, and economically united, a…
What is sociology?
the scientific study of human social behavior, patterns expla…
Who developed the concept of the socio…
C. Wright Mills
sociology // family
household
family
types of family
murdock functions
one or more people living together, who share things.
people connected by blood or legal commitment
nuclear family. two-generation family of man and women with d…
functionalism.... 1. sexual. expressing sexuality in socially ap…
household
one or more people living together, who share things.
family
people connected by blood or legal commitment
60 terms
Family - sociology
Family
Family structure
Kinship
Family ideology
A group of people related by blood marriage or adoption
How people organise themselves as a family
Sense of duty and feelings to family members
Ideas of what a proper family should be like
Family
A group of people related by blood marriage or adoption
Family structure
How people organise themselves as a family
58 terms
Sociology: Families
Arranged marriage
Bigamy
Breadwinner
Census
A marriage in which the parent have a say in the choice of br…
The illegal practice in a monogamous society of having more t…
The person who is the main income earner.
A survey of all people and households in the country held eve…
Arranged marriage
A marriage in which the parent have a say in the choice of br…
Bigamy
The illegal practice in a monogamous society of having more t…
12 terms
Sociology (family)
Functionalism
Functionalism evaluation
Marxism
Marxism evaluation
- family is a beneficial institution for all ... - nuclear famil…
-Influential ... -First sociologists to look at the functions of…
The family benefits capitalism;
...
Functionalism
- family is a beneficial institution for all ... - nuclear famil…
Functionalism evaluation
-Influential ... -First sociologists to look at the functions of…
10 terms
sociology- the family
nuclear
reconstituted
bean pole
empty nest family
married couple with children
step-family
a few members in each generation of the family(e.g. 1 grandpa…
parents living together and children left home
nuclear
married couple with children
reconstituted
step-family
104 terms
Sociology of the Family
Household
communal living
census family
nuclear family
a person or group of people who occupy a dwelling
a group of people who may or may not be related by marriage,…
a legal definition of the family
family with husband, wife, and children
Household
a person or group of people who occupy a dwelling
communal living
a group of people who may or may not be related by marriage,…
14 terms
Sociology of the Family
Manifest Functions of Dating
Latent Functions of Dating
Traditional Dating
Contemporary Dating
Maturation, Recreation, Companionship, Love and affection, an…
Socialization-learn gender roles, Gaining Social Status-enhan…
Boy asks girl out, Bar Mitzvahs, Going steady, Getting pinned…
Hanging out, Getting Together, Hooking Up
Manifest Functions of Dating
Maturation, Recreation, Companionship, Love and affection, an…
Latent Functions of Dating
Socialization-learn gender roles, Gaining Social Status-enhan…
96 terms
Sociology of the family
Sociological Imagination
Sex
Gender
Social stratification
:The recognition that our personal experiences are in large p…
Biological differences between men and women and their role i…
Cultural and socially constructed differences between male an…
The hierarchical ranking of categories of people within society
Sociological Imagination
:The recognition that our personal experiences are in large p…
Sex
Biological differences between men and women and their role i…
37 terms
Sociology of the Family
social script
love
romantic love
utilitarian love
commonly understood pattern of interaction that serves as a m…
a deep affection and concern for another, with whom one feels…
passionate devotion and attraction one person feels for another
practical, rational dedication of one person to another based…
social script
commonly understood pattern of interaction that serves as a m…
love
a deep affection and concern for another, with whom one feels…
190 terms
sociology of the family
the sociological imagination
social construction
social structure
human agency
the ability to look pas individual actions to understand the…
an idea or practice that a group of people agree exists; main…
things that exist outside of our control, but exert a force o…
the actions of individuals and groups in society, and the cho…
the sociological imagination
the ability to look pas individual actions to understand the…
social construction
an idea or practice that a group of people agree exists; main…
24 terms
Sociology of the Family
Neolocal
Patrilocal
Matrilocal
Equalitarian
Couples move into own place w/o parents
Move in with his family
Move in with her family
Equal authority
Neolocal
Couples move into own place w/o parents
Patrilocal
Move in with his family
8 terms
Sociology of the Family
Institutions
Male-Breadwinner Marriage now vs 1950s
20th Century Male-Breadwinner
Rise in Male-Breadwinner Family After…
Stable clusters of values, norms, statuses, roles, and expect…
Now: Breadwinner arrangment = traditional marriage = 1 man, 1…
Very few families corresponded to this ideal... -millions of Ame…
-The GREAT COMPRESSION - newly shared prosperity after the wa…
Institutions
Stable clusters of values, norms, statuses, roles, and expect…
Male-Breadwinner Marriage now vs 1950s
Now: Breadwinner arrangment = traditional marriage = 1 man, 1…
126 terms
Sociology of the Family
Came to acknowledge the fact that fami…
Patterned and largely predictable ways…
Believe that a cultural change toward…
Argue that we need to view the family…
Postmodern Family
Social Institution
Family Decline Perspective
Family Change Perspective
Came to acknowledge the fact that fami…
Postmodern Family
Patterned and largely predictable ways…
Social Institution
10 terms
Sociology - Family - Theories of the Family
Murdock
Parsons
Engels
Zaretsky
Functionalist. ... 4 essential functions of the family:... Stable s…
Functionalist.... The functions the family performs depends on w…
Marxist.... Monogamy became essential due to the inheritance of…
Marxist. ... The family performs an ideological function by offe…
Murdock
Functionalist. ... 4 essential functions of the family:... Stable s…
Parsons
Functionalist.... The functions the family performs depends on w…
24 terms
Sociology of the Family
Change in Father Role
Contempt
Types of Single Mothers
Success in marriage (prime indicator)
more emotionally involved
A feeling that one's spouse is inferior or undesirable... One of…
More often than men, assume the single parent role. If there…
Higher level of education, emotional involvement from father.
Change in Father Role
more emotionally involved
Contempt
A feeling that one's spouse is inferior or undesirable... One of…
61 terms
Sociology of the Family
1661
1967
2012
Race
Maryland passed a law prohibiting Disengenation, prevent prop…
unconstitutional racial laws
1 out of 12 marriages were interracial
The physical characteristics of particular groups of people
1661
Maryland passed a law prohibiting Disengenation, prevent prop…
1967
unconstitutional racial laws
74 terms
Sociology Of The Family
Orientation
Common-Law Marriage
Fictive Kin
Nuclear Family
The family in which a person is raised
Is established through evidence of cohabitation
Non-relatives who are accepted as part of the family
The family form that is most common in much of the preindustr…
Orientation
The family in which a person is raised
Common-Law Marriage
Is established through evidence of cohabitation
12 terms
Sociology family
family
nuclear family
family of orientation
family of procreation
a group of people who are related by marriage, blood, or adop…
a family form that consists of one or both parents and their…
a nuclear family into which a person is born or adopted
a nuclear family consisting of an individual, his or her spou…
family
a group of people who are related by marriage, blood, or adop…
nuclear family
a family form that consists of one or both parents and their…
36 terms
Sociology of the Family
Mother
Father
Changes in Fatherhood
Revival of Interest in Fatherhood
1. Bearing Children... 2. Nurture and care... 3. Care of the home... 4…
1.Provider... 2.Protector... 3. Disciplinarian ... 4. Role Model
1. Prior to the Industrial Revolution... 2. From approx. 1900-19…
- Dad moved back into more CENTRAL, ENGAGED, position in the…
Mother
1. Bearing Children... 2. Nurture and care... 3. Care of the home... 4…
Father
1.Provider... 2.Protector... 3. Disciplinarian ... 4. Role Model
66 terms
Sociology of the Family
Macro level
micro level
census definition of family
Murdock's definition of family
-info across groups-surveys and statistical analysis... -common…
-detail and specifics... -interviews... -small groups... -not generali…
-two or more persons related by birth, marriage or adoption w…
-widely accepted for a long time ... shortcomings:... -shared resi…
Macro level
-info across groups-surveys and statistical analysis... -common…
micro level
-detail and specifics... -interviews... -small groups... -not generali…
20 terms
Sociology of the family
Beanpole families
Birth rate
Capitalism
Cohabitation
A multi generational familt with few members in each generation
Number of live births per thousand of the population per year
System of production where private ownership of economy and p…
Living together as a partnership without marriage
Beanpole families
A multi generational familt with few members in each generation
Birth rate
Number of live births per thousand of the population per year
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