Final Exam Study Guide
Final Exam Study Guide SOC 112
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Sociology 112 American Family Final Exam Review Guide gt What is a kinship system Kinship System Pattern of relationships that de ne peoples family relationships to one another Also known as a Family Tree gt What are the features of a kinship system Characteristics of Kinship Systems Number of marriage partners permitted at one time Who is permitted to marry whom How descent is passed on Where the family resides How power is distributed gt Who can and cannot get married in Illinois Who cannot get married in Illinois Cannot get married to someone who is already married A marriage between ancestor and descendent cant marry family members that include whole bloodsame mother same father Halfblood share a parent Adoonn A marriage between a Uncle and a Niece or Aunt and Nephew Cannot marry cousins of the lst degree This means your uncles and aunts children39s unless your 50 or your sterile Test question Who Can Get Married Couple who is 18 years of age Nebraska19 Mississippi 21 The majority of states allow marriages to individuals under 18 1418 with parental andor court consent 0 In all 50 states you must be 18 without parent consent Test Question False gt What is polygamy PolygamyMarried to more than 1 person gt Understand the difference between polygamy monogamy and serial monogamy Polygamy Married to more than 1 person Monogamy the quotnormquot You and one other person Sex with only that person Serial Monogamy the new norm Marriage to divorce to marriage to divorce gt Why is polygamy justi ed by the people who practice it Religion Culture Easier on Women gt Is polygamy legal in the United States Polygamy is illegal in the United States People who are found married to more than 1 person is considered Bigamy gt Be able to de ne polyandry polygyny and group marriage Types of Polygamy Polygyny more than 1 wife Polyandrymore than one husband Group Marriage is a marriagelike arrangement between more than two people Usually consisting of three to six adults all partners live together share finances children and household responsibilities gt What is plural marriage Plural Marriage is the same thing as polygamy politically correct term for polygamy gt Review characteristics of engagement wedding and marriage 0 Engagement 0 Creates a relationship goal marriage Takes you off the market Time To Examine Relationship Time to plan the wedding Meet extended family Pre wedding classes Average length 1318 Month Honeymoon Period OOOOOO Wedding Cost around 31213 Dollars gt What are prenuptial agreements 0 Prenuptial Agreements 0 515 of Marriages O Protects assets 0 44 of singles feel it is a good idea 0 49 of divorcees feel it is a good idea gt Why do people get married 0 Why Do People Get Married 0 Why do People marry I LOVE most common answer I Companionship I Desire to have children I Happiness 0 Test Q 0 What is the most common reason people to get married I Love gt How long do marriages last Engagements Engagements last 1318 months Marriage 8 years for divorce and average marriage is 13 years Money is the Number one reason people get divorced in United States US and Sweden Highest divorce rate More marriages means more divorce gt Discuss marriage laws for residence and property gt How do we symblozize marriage Children wedding rings house sharing bank accounts gt Review the statistics for interracial marriage and interfaith marriage 84 if all marriages interracial 43 of that whiteHispanic Why white and Hispanic They look similar or look more like us Look more closely white Loving vs Virginia legalized in 1967 She was white he was black gt What are the plusses and minuses for parenthood gt Plusses Unconditional love men get paid more when they have kids tax breaks gt Negatives Expensive loss of time Baby Blues gt What are the costs of parenthood gt 241080 to raise one child to 18 gt Understand single parenthood Trends Majority not in poverty Not unemployed Not using federal assistance Only have one child Are older women What are the average costs for childcare lllinois recommends 108week US average 11666per year Ranging from 3582 to 18773 annually gt Understand trends for parenthood parental discipline and divorce Explaining what they did was wrong instead of spanking As generations continue less and less of physical punishment gt How much does divorce cost 8187132600 Most divorces are contested gt What is occupational sex segregation gt Occupational Sex SegregationJobs separated by sex The degree to which men and women are concentrated in occupations in which workers of one sex predominate gt Explain how jobs are stereotyped for a particular gender Why is there Gender Segregations Women and Men are socialized differently and choose to go into different elds Structural obstacles discourage women from entering maledominated jobs and from advancing once employed Understand the wage gap and the various causes that contribute to it What is the wage gap The difference in income between men and women On average Men make 40668 per year Women Make 30742 per year on AVERAGE a women will lose 522000 in unequal pay Why is there a wage gap Differences in pay forjobs occupied by men and women Rate of promotion and hiring ratio Dif culty maintaining a job in a eld occupied primarily by men Quality of jobs available for women Consequences for pregnancy and pre postural care Less hours worked than men because of household responsibilities Pressure NOT to work Understand the Equal Pay Act and why women have been ghting for salaries equal to their male counterparts Equal Pay for Equal Work In 1872 Congress passes law that federal employees all make some wages despite sexes In 1963 Equal Pay Act making it illegal for employers to pay a women less than what a men would receive for the same job Understand how the economy played a role in the family including The Great Depression WWII and the Civil Rights Movement Great Depression they would hire women because they were cheaper than white males WWll Men at war women worked Civil Rights Movement Women getting bored at home and wanted to arrange for equal rights of women in the work place and equal pay
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