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FAD 2230 Study Topics

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These are the topics he went over again on 4/21, he said to definitely note key terms and theories.
Family Relationships
Sung Cho
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family, development, Topics
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This 6 page Study Guide was uploaded by Harrison Harward on Thursday April 21, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to FAD 2230 at Florida State University taught by Sung Cho in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 280 views. For similar materials see Family Relationships in Child and Family Studies at Florida State University.

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Date Created: 04/21/16
FAD Study Guide Topics 4/21/15 ***These are the topics he went over in class on the above date*** *This is not a comprehensive list of all topics that could be on the test, only the ones he went over again* Families in middle and later life Health and older age  Elderly women outnumber elderly men  Women are more likely to be widows than men  Widow effect:  The process of grief and bereavement (Kubler-ross)  Table 18.4 types of grandparent-grandchild relationships  Activities of daily lives (ADLs)  Informal care o Unpaid care by someone close to the care recipient o By family or relatives o Often by adult children, typically a 49 year old woman caring for her 69 year old widowed mother for about 4-5 years o “sandwich generation”  A generation of people who are in the middle of two living generations, providing care to members of cohorts on both sides of them: parents and children Chapter 12 Thinking about parenthood  Historical fluctuation of fertility(30’s, 50s, 60s/70s)  Pronatalist bias o Having children is taken for granted, whereas not having children must be justified  Structural anti-natalism  Direct financial costs – prenatal care, birth and hospital costs  The costs and rewards of raising children o Opportunity costs  Working because of children  Surrogacy o Traditional vs gestational  Emotions of infertility  Closed and open adoptions  “doing gender” – in parenthood, traditional mother and father roles Chapter 13 Raising Children  Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalytic theory o Id, Ego, ad Superego  Jean Piaget and Cognitive Development o Sensorimotor stage  Infants and toddlers learn through touch, sucking, listening, and looking o Preoperational Thought  Child learns language, symbolic play o Concrete operational thought  7-12 childr3en see casual connections in their surroundings, and c  Charles Horton Cooley & George Herbert Mead – the self o Looking-glass self o Role taking  Albert Bandura and the Social Learning Theory o Children learn through watching and imitation others o Repeat behaviors when rewarded/reinforced  Agents of socialization o Family o School o Media o Toys  Socialization with race/ethnicity and gender  Parenting style  Baumrinds Parenting Styles (1968) o Permissive o Authoritarian o Authoritative o Uninvolved  Disciplining children effectively – on blackboard  Mothering o Identity o More powerful than marital status or occupation o Greater meaning than childless o Activity o More involved than fathers o Women are less likely to feel rested  Fathering o Moral overseer o Breadwinner o Activity o Social emotional and cognitive well-being o Love is as important as mother  Children influence parents o Experience is shaped by child’s  Temperament  Cognitive ability Chapter 14  Women’s labor force participation o What happened? th o Until late 19 century o War time working until men came back  Hispanic mothers least likely to be working than other groups  Attitude towards working mothers is different than percentage of working mothers  Living Wage – wages that are above the federal or state min wage levels usually ranging from 100 to 130 percent of the poverty line  Nonstandard work schedules  Division of household labor  Time availability perspective  Relative resources perspective o Bargaining housework based on resources  Gender perspective – housework is viewed as mothers job  Work family conflict – form of tension from work and family incompatible  Role overload – not having enough time to meet commitment effectively; perception and support matter  Spillover – cause by demands in some sphere of work spilling into family issues  Child care – day care  School-aged children  Safety Chapter 15 family stress and crisis – violence among intimates  Crisis  Family stress  Response to stress o Alarm reaction - o Resistance – constant elevated heart rate o Exhaustion – chronic stress can lead to mental and physical problems  Patterns of family crisis o Event o Disorganization o Reorganization  5 patterns of ^^^  ABC-X models  Types of power  Theories of power  Legitimacy and resources o Culture gives power ---husband dominant  Power and intimacy o Intimacy is greatest when power is equal o No power = equal power in relationship o Seek to negotiate  Violence  Three phase cycle of violence  Coping with violence – leaving and staying  Downside to relationships and love  Child abuse o Neglect o Physical abuse o Sexual  Corporal punishment  Elder abuse  The intergenerational transmission of violence Chapter 16 the process of divorce  40 – 50 percent of marrieds can expect to have their marriages dissolve over their lives o 50% for 1 marriages o 65% for 2ndmarriages  Calculated? o Number per year o Sample population  Micro factors o Parental divorce o Age o Parental status o Children o Race and ethnicity o Education o Income o Degree of similarity o The couples age  Macro factors o Level of social standing o Religion o Divorce laws o Women’s status o Attitude towards divorce  Experiencing divorce o Divorced people  Unsatisfied life  Negative mood  Poor physical health  Depression  Economic consequences for men vs women o Women suffer more  Stations of divorce o Emotional divorce o Legal divorce o Economic divorce o Co-parental divorce o Community divorce o 1 more  Custody issues  Effects on children  Short term effects on children o Parental conflict o Loss of a parent  Long term effects  High conflict marriage that does not end in divorce  Low conflict that does  The marital endurance ethic  Work ethic  One more  Good divorce is possible, good for children Chapter 17 partnering  Statistics o Remarriages make up 40% of all marriages (2013) o The majority of remarriages are second marriages  Re-Partnering after divorce o Dating again  Easier when young o Cohabitating again  Courtship o Proceed more rapidly, more cautious with new partners  Double standard of aging  Pool of eligible partners is larger for men  Power and equity for spouses nd o Women have more financial resources in 2 marriages o Women seek more power  Stability of remarriages o Remarriages dissolved at higher rates than first marriages  Homogamy vs heterogamy o Homogamy does not play a central role in finding a mate, as it did with 1 marriage  Differences – lack of norms  Remarriage among elderly  Sex ratio balance o 90 men for every 100 women over age 65 o 60 men for every 100 women over age 85  Double standard of aging  Stepfamilies o Blended family o Siblings o Stepsiblings o Half-sibling  Stepfamilies  Feelings of children


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