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Families and Local Communities

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC101Y1
Professor
Xing
Semester
Summer

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Families and Local Communities (July 12) For Exam: Traditional: everything is connected to each other Changing process: big picture!! Family = institution Community = between family and the state (not an institution but has a connection, larger than kinship) The complex toward the losing traditional community The image of traditional community is often biased and has been focusing only on positive side The marriage between kinship = overlapped kinship The selected images of the past The coexistence of cohesiveness and support in the traditional community and conflicts and restrictions of the shared values, norms and consensus in the community on its members i. Hierarchy of families: old families were superior than the new families and marginalized families ii. Patriarchy and gendered role expectations: the notion of a family community implies a set of ideas about gender relations, and particularly about the place of women The significance of kinship in local community In the context of low mobility over generations, the marriage market was localized and thus strong kin would develop In the context of geographical mobility, urban villages are also possible becaus
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