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Contemporary Social Problems - Week 6

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Contemporary Social Problems - Week 6 SO 1103

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These notes cover material from 2/23/16 - 2/25/16
Jennifer Cheek
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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jordan255 on Tuesday March 22, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SO 1103 at Mississippi State University taught by Jennifer Cheek in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 35 views. For similar materials see CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS in Behavioral Sciences at Mississippi State University.

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Date Created: 03/22/16
Contemporary Social Problems 22316 22516 Monogamy vs polygamy Monogamy one partner Polygamy multiple partners 0 Polygyny man has multiple wives Often young women involved 0 Polyandry woman has multiple husbands Arranged vs SelfChoice Marriages Arranged someone else chooses for you Becoming less common worldwide 0 Dowry 0 Most often found in other places besides the US 0 Love grows over timedivorcee stigma o Often economically based 0 Self Choice 0 Higher divorce rate 50 0 Marriage happening later in life 0 Husbands are helping more with housework These couple get along better and have more sex 0 Both partners tend to be happier Power in Relationships 0 Long tradition of unequal power patriarchy Effects still seen women quotgivenquot to husband takes his name etc 0 Women used to be viewed as property seen and not heard Patterns and Trends in the US Increasing singlehood and older age for 1st marriage Increased cohabitation Commuter marriages Increased births for unmarried women Increased divorce rates and blended families Increased employment of mothers Increased 3 generation households


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