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FYS 140 Chapter 1-3 Study Guide

by: Layne Franklin

FYS 140 Chapter 1-3 Study Guide FYS 140

Layne Franklin
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Layne Franklin on Monday February 15, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to FYS 140 at University of Indianapolis taught by Dr. Michael Poulakis in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 30 views. For similar materials see Media and Psychology in Child and Family Studies at University of Indianapolis.

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FYS Exam 1 Study Guide (Ch.1-3) Chapter 1 Marriage-legal contract signed by a couple with the state they reside in that regulates their sexual and economic relationship Domestic partnerships- relationships in which cohabitating individuals are given some kind of official recognition by a city or corporation so as to receive partner benefits. Family of origin- the family into which an individual is born or reared, usually including a mother, father, and children. An example of an extended family living together would be a husband and wife, their children, and the husband's parents (the children's grandparents). The extended family includes not only the nuclear family (or parts of it) but other relatives as well. Utilitarianism is the doctrine holding that individuals rationally weigh the rewards and costs associated with behavioral choices. The social exchange framework operates from a premise of utilitarianism. The family life course development framework emphasizes the important role transitions of individuals that occur in different periods of life and in different social contexts. Functionalists (structure-function theorists) view the family as an institution with values, norms, and activities meant to provide stability for the larger society. Generation Yers are also known as the Millennial or Internet Generation. They are typically born between 1979 and 1984 and are the children of the baby boomers. hypothesis-suggested explanation for a phenomenon. Chapter 2 According to the study conducted by Muraco and Curran, one of the 13 reasons why individuals delay marriage is fear of infidelity and divorce. It also includes doubts as a self-parent. The sexual revolution involved openness about sexuality and permitted intercourse outside the context of marriage. The women’s movement emphasized equality in education, employment, and income for women. The term singlehood is most often associated with young unmarried individuals. However, there are three categories of single people: the never-married, the divorced, and the widowed. Hanging out is screening and interviewing a number of potential partners in one setting. A disadvantage of finding potential partners online is that it tends to be deceptive. Cohabitation- involves two adults, unrelated by blood or by law, involved in an emotional and sexual relationship who sleep in the same residence at least four nights a week for three months. Chapter 3 Sex-biological distinction between males and females Intersexed- people with mixed or ambiguous genitals 2% of babies are born intersexed. Gender dysphoria- identity does not match biological sex Sociobiology theory- emphasizes the interaction of one’s genetic inheritance with one’s social environment to explain and predict human behavior. Bioecological model- emphasizes the importance of understanding bidirectional influences between an individual’s development and his or her surrounding environmental contexts. Androgyny- blend of traits that are stereotypically associated with masculinity and femininity. Purging-destroying clothes of the opposite sex


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