Week 11 Introduction to Sociology SOCI 111
Week 11 Introduction to Sociology SOCI 111 SOCI 111
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Chapter 12 Family Nuclear family family consisting of a father, mother, and biological children Extended family familial networks beyond the nuclear family and beyond the home Endogamy marriage to someone within social group Exogamy marriage to someone from a different social group Loving vs. Virginia 1967 Supreme Court case that ended antimiscegnation laws Monogamy marrying one person at a time Polygamy marriage that allows people to have more than one spouse Polygyny men that have multiple wives Polyandry women that have multiple husbands 8% of households are occupied by couples who are cohabiting Preindustrial family functioned like a small economy; everyone works; depended heavily on kinship networks Industrial revolution created a division between work and home; men worked women stayed home Several factors have brought about significant changes in the organization of work and family life since the 1970s: increasing divorce rates, decreasing marriage and fertility rates, and increasing participation of women in the workforce. Feminist theorists suggest gender roles are learned in the family. Women today have two jobs: paid labor outside the home and unpaid labor inside the home. African American women often take a leading role in providing for their families; W.E.B DuBois argued that the high rate of femaleheaded families was a result of racial oppression and poverty; William Julius Wilson has shown that there is an outright shortage or employed, incarcerated black men who black women could hope to form a stable family unit. Latino families strong family and community ties; adherence to gender roles; devout Catholicism; high marriage rates and low divorce rates Since, nonworking mother face many challenges like critics of welfare.
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