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Development of Contemporary Families

by: Hailie Bartoletti

Development of Contemporary Families HDFS 1300

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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Hailie Bartoletti on Saturday September 19, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to HDFS 1300 at University of Houston taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 95 views. For similar materials see /class/208339/hdfs-1300-university-of-houston in Human Dev And Family Sciences at University of Houston.


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Date Created: 09/19/15
HDFS 1300 Test 2 Chapter 7 pushes negative factors in a current situation pulls attractions to a potential situation singlism single adults are the targets of singlism the negative stereotypes and discrimination faced by singles common law marriage a cohabiting relationship that is based on the mutual consent of the persons involved is not solemnized by a ceremony and is recognized as valid by the state palimony former livein partners may le suit for what has come to be called palimony a payment similar to alimony and based on the existence of a contract written or implied between the partners regarding aspects of their relationship domestic partnership term that refers to unmarried couples who live together and share housing and financial responsibilities commune a group of people single or married with or without children who live together sharing many aspects of their lives group marriage quota marriage of at least 4 people 2 female and 2 male in which each partner is married to all partners ofthe opposite sexquot Chapter 8 principle of legitimacy notion that all children ought to have a socially and legally recognized father sacrament a sacred union or rite legal marriage legally binding agreement or contractual relationship between 2 people and is defined and regulated by the state social marriage a relationship between people who cohabit and engage in behavior that is essentially the same in a legal marriage bigamy marrying one person while still being legally married to another adultery extramarital sexual intercourse fornication sexual intercourse outside legal marriage aff39mal relatives people related by marriage such a brotherinlaw not related by blood coverture idea that wife is under the protection and in uence of her husband that the 2 become 1 at the time or marriage and that l is the husband conjugal rights rights pertaining to the marriage relationship personal marriage agreement a written agreement bw a married couple in which issues of role responsibilities obligations and sharing are addressed in a manner that is tailored to their own personal preferences desires and expectations prenuptial agreement developed and worked out in consultation with an attorney and filed as a legal document negotiates ahead of time settlement of property alimony or other financial matters in the event of death or divorce marital adjustment degree to which a couple get along with each other or have a good working relationship and are able to satisfy each other s needs over the marital life course heterogamous marriage marriages bw people who vary in certain social and demographic characteristics ex interracial interethnic and interfaith marriages Chapter 9 fertility the actual number of live births in a population fertility rate refers to the number of births per thousand women in their childbearing years ages 1544 in a given year total fertility rate the avg number of children women would have in their lifetime if current birth rates were to remain constant pronatalist attitude encourages childbearing antinatalist foces policies or practices that discourage people from having children contraception mechanisms for preventing fertilization abortion the premature termination of a pregnancy before the fetus can survive on its own infertility the inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse or the inability to carry a pregnancy to live birth assisted reproductive technology ART general term that includes all treatments or procedures involving the handling of human eggs and sperm to establish a pregnancy arti cial insemination AI involved the injection of fresh or frozen semen into the vagina or uterus of an ovulating woman in Vitro fertilization IVF involved surgically removing a woman s eggs fertilizing them in a petri dish with the partner39s or donor s sperm and then implanting one or more of the fertilized eggs in the woman39s uterus embryo transplant refers to a procedure whereby a fertilized egg from a woman donor is implanted into an infertile woman surrogacy a woman agrees to be arti cially inseminated with a man39s sperm carry the fetus to term and relinquish all rights to the child after it is born preimplantation genetic diagnosis PGD allows physicians to identify chromosomal abnormalities such as Down syndrome or genetic diseases such as muscular dystrophy in the embryo before implantation conception pregnancy and eventual childbirth begins with conception in which male sperm penetrates the female ovum egg creating a zygote zygote a fertilized egg ovulation release of a mature egg amniocentesis prenatal test used when there is concern about a heredity disease ultrasound allows a physician and couple to observe the developing fetus by viewing electronically the echoes of sound waves pulsating through the pregnant woman s body sonogram which allows parents to see the fetus and any movements it makes infant mortality rate rate in which babies die before their 1st birthday 69 deaths per 1000 live births congenital all defects present at birth are referred to congenital morbidity illness mortality death fetal alcohol syndrome 1 of the most serious effects of alcohol consumption during pregnancy lifelong condition that causes physical and mental disabilities characterized by grth de ciencies skeletal deformities facial abnormalities organ deformities and central nervous system handicaps HIV embryopathy used to describe speci c facial malformations in infants who acquired HIV infection from their mothers couvade when expectant fathers develop symptoms similar to those of pregnant woman its referred to a sympathetic pregnancy postnatal depression characterized by mood shifts irritability and fatigue motherhood mystique traditional ideas about motherhood Chapter 10 labor force participation rate refers to the percentage of workers in a particular group who are employed or actively seeking employment commuter marriage couples who work in different geographic locations and because of distance have 2 different places of resident role overload situation in which a person39s various roles carry more responsibilites than that person can reasonably manage occupational distribution refers to the location of workers in different occupations pay equity equal pay for work of equal value sexual harassment 39 leers quot or physical contact of a sexual nature that the recipient finds offensive and causes discomfort or interferes with academic or job performance feminization of poverty increase of women children who are poor working poor people living in poverty in a household where individuals work fulltime but make very low wages underemployment situation which a worker is employed but not in the desired capacity whether in terms of compensation hours or level of skills and experience job sharing two workers split a single fulltime job allows people more time w family extime arrangements allowing employees to choose when they arrive at and leave work within specified time limits Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA allows either parents to take up to 3 months of unpaid leave for births adoptions and family emergencies Pregnancy Discrimination of 1978 requires that pregnant employees be treated the same as employees with any temporary disability


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