SOCI 1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Infant Mortality, Social Inequality

12 views3 pages
10 Aug 2016
Department
Course
Sociology
Feb 27
Family
-families are changing greatly in the past decades.
-gender roles have a large impact on family
-the traditional definition is very narrow and excludes many people. Increasingly we are trying to
broaden the family definition
Nuclear Family
-this model is actually a big anomaly, which is contrary to what most people believe
Census Family
-much more broad definition
Changes to families
-women are working and getting educating at much higher rate
No child families
-children bring along marital stress
Small Baby Boom
-highest increase of children under four since baby boom.
-this is because their just happens to be more women in child bearing years
Functions of the Family
-sexual regulation: controls sexual promiscuity, delay sexual activity
-socialization: teaching values, morals, ways to behave
-economic and psychological support
-provision of status:
Family and social inequality
-inheritance of wealth. Family can bestow financially and through opportunity a better future for their
members
Marriage
-voluntary decision. Love needs to be the reason for marriage
Traditional Marriage
-marriage was a necessity, especially for women.
-very important relationship which included the participants families
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
Unlock document

This preview shows page 1 of the document.
Unlock all 3 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get access

Grade+
$10 USD/m
Billed $120 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
40 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
30 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class