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HDFS 120 Study Guide (Book Notes) For Exam 2

by: Hannah Wright

HDFS 120 Study Guide (Book Notes) For Exam 2 HDFS 120

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These notes cover all of the material in the book that is needed for exam 2.
Intro to Family Studies
Hughes, Robert
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HDFS 120, HDFS, Human Development and Family Studies, Intro to Family Studies, Family Studies
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Hannah Wright on Thursday March 3, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to HDFS 120 at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign taught by Hughes, Robert in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 93 views. For similar materials see Intro to Family Studies in Human Development at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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Date Created: 03/03/16
HDFS 120 Notes For Exam 2 Ch. 7 Intimacy, Strengths, and Diversity -gender equality in marriage & partnerships -egalitarian -can be easily damaged -subordinate, more power, less respect & dignity Gender Roles -ways people behave are linked to their biological sex Gender Identity: a sense of being male or female and what that means in one’s society -culture determines the attitudes & behaviors appropriate for an individual on the basis of his/her sex Gender Roles: expectations about people’s attitudes and behaviors in life based on whether they are male or female Gender-Role Stereotypes: labeling that affects a child’s psychological development Masculinity: gender-linked constellation of traits associated with men Femininity: traits associated with women -language= powerful tool to deliberately & inadvertently establish & maintain rigid gender roles Gender Norms and Family Life -families are organized around expectations about gender roles -environment-> impact on gender behavior & how it relates to language Distribution of Family Work by Gender -husbands & wives disagree about how much housework each spouse does Emotion Work in Marriage and Family -listening closely to a spouse’s thoughts & feelings, recognizing feelings, offering encouragement, and showing appreciation -mental work in families, divided equally -women do more than men -worrying about children & household tasks, planning & monitoring children’s activities, seeking solutions to child care problems, and managing the division of labor & delegation of tasks 2


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