Sociology 2235 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Stepfamily, Microsoft Powerpoint, Talcott Parsons

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4 Feb 2016
Department
Professor
September 16th 2015
The Family
SOC 2235- 571
Sample questions for exam-posted on OWL-under general info- also
room for exam in general info
Wednesday morning class is the same as the night class, if you can’t
go to the night class you can sit in on the morning class
Discussion questions- two pages double spaced, partly opinion but
backed up with text – about 1 every 2 weeks
Course is about 50% lecture, 50% text
-power point slides posted at the end of every week
one exam is all MC
The other will be a combo of MC & SA
The .nal will be all MC
Exams are not cumulative
Not tested on ‘interested material’
Video- online library- “the sociology of families and households”
Ask 2 or 3 questions on videos on exams
The sociology of families and households
oSociologies studies of families
o3 key issues
What are families
What do families do
How do they work
Early ways of thinking:
Nuclear families
oStructural functionalism
oTalcott parsons
Family performs 2 essential functions
1) primary socialization
2) stabilisation of the adult personality
omaintaining routine, keeping us a fully
functioning person in society
Marxist theory
oWorking class di;erent than the non working class
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