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HD 204 Study Guide Exam 1

by: Kelcie Jolliffe

HD 204 Study Guide Exam 1 H_D 204-03

Kelcie Jolliffe
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Family Interaction
Amy Shepherd

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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Kelcie Jolliffe on Tuesday September 29, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to H_D 204-03 at Washington State University taught by Amy Shepherd in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 87 views. For similar materials see Family Interaction in Human Development at Washington State University.

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Date Created: 09/29/15
Human Development 204 Study Guide Current Family living with around the most family of origin partners children Traditional Family Mother father children Cohesion how close we are as a family level of emotional bonding D quotD disengaged connected cohesion enmeshed Adaptability How we deal with change D quotD rigid structured exible chaotic Family Images how our family is seen as a whole how we want to be seen developed pictures of how we see our families and how others see our families Family Themes Who are we as a family what do we value how do we invest our energy Boundaries External and Internal Biosocial Issues Gender age birth order what is acceptable to do and not do PositionOriented Families high hierarchy PersonOrientated Families rights and responsibilities interests and in uences lntegrational In uences traditions and patterns carried through generations how we were raised can affect how we run our families the way parents socialize you relates to what is acceptable in current social culture and your own culture Theories of Family Communication explain predict control represent one approach System Characteristics Family System Theory interdependent changes in one aspect of the family can change everything all depends on how families act with one another Limitations of Systems Theory does not deal with issues of gender or power cultural impacts on family communication Social Constructionism perfect agreement almost never happens process is ongoing people either exit or enter families Symbolic Interaction Focuses more on social roles how we interact based on societies roles Narrative Theory we tell stories in order to make sense of our world subjective process depends on who s telling the story Narrative Theory answers many questions related to the family such as who came from where where did mom and dad grow up and much more Family stories are told from many angles perspective gender ethnicity and content Communication Privacy Management Theory revolves around how boundaries are formed and what privacy is to each person and how it can be broken or created Relational Culture emerges as each family develops patterns of communication and meanings families blended together what is acceptable andisnT Communication Patterns how rules are made what they all mean how families react to rules how rules regulate families and their actions Explicit Rules Strictly Implied Implicit Rules Learned later on in life Integrational Transmission ruIes carried on from past and what we do and don39t like Ethnic Background what is and isn39t acceptable Rules help regulate families set limits of cohesion and adaptability Family Secrets Sweet secrets essential secrets toxic secrets and dangerous secrets Interactive ComplexityPunctuation Trying to nd the exact pointplace blame of when something began Communication is never ending just like a circle Daughter shoplifts Parents daughter parents pay attention to daughter Daughter behavesacceptably No time we can actually pin point when something beganwent wrong Coalition When a subsystem aIigns against others Family Communication Networks The paths that communication takes Several purposes from relational and practical Family network re ects and reinforces ruIes Chain Network A B C D WREer C AH By D Wheemetwork B D N 539 A 8 E A Channel Network B C 2 a


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