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CDFS 408 Lecture 8: cdfs 408 module 8
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Children and Money The Parental Reality Potentially one of the most financially demanding transitions during life cycle Not only financial constrains but also time constrains Loss of sleep, household tasks, work activity T...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
R Roy
CDFS 408 Lecture 7: cdfs 408 module 7a
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Mean Years Married Avg Age of Becoming Widowed Avg Age of 1st marriage A Theory of Marital Quality and Marital Stability (adapted from Lewis Spanier, 1979)

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
R Roy
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Problem Solving
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Relationship Maintenance Summary of Gottmans research Maximize Positive Affect (MPA) Regulate Conflict Constructively (ROC) Avoid Development or Escalation of Destructive Patterns and Attitudes (DDPA) Maximize Positive Aff...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
R Roy
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Egalitarianism, Coparenting, Money Management
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Expectations The Unexpected Even couples who are well prepared for a child fail to anticipate how it will change their relationship Children increase the surface area for conflict Parents have an idealistic view Ac...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Premarital Sex, Sperm Donation, Sole Custody
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Diversity: Motherhood and Fatherhood Motherhood A universal role Central to a womans identity Cultural differences in parenting Motherhood Expectations Mothers assume primary responsibility for children P...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Gender Role
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Diversity: Parenthood and Family Parenthood Rewards: Warmth and affection Responsible member of society Later life factors Less selfish and more sacrifice Costs: Loss of freedom and privacy Reduced ti...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Premarital Sex, Infertility, Childlessness
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Involuntary Childlessness Recap on what is infertility? inability to conceive children or young. If a woman is not able to conceive in about a year, then she might not be fertile. Coping with Infertility Adults who want to...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Sexually Transmitted Infection, Chemotherapy, Ovulation
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Involuntary Childlessness Time as a Resource Time as both a constraint and a resource Getting pregnant becomes harder > 30 Pregnancies to women over the age of 35 are considered high risk U.S. Census Bureau data on ...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Time Perception, Postpartum Period, International Adoption
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ADOPTION Just over 1% of women aged 18 to 44 years old reported having adopted 2.3% of men who report having adopted Gender difference Adoption is a more common path to parenthood among certain groups of the populat...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill, Childlessness
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Postponers & Voluntary Childlessness Parenthood Postponers Increase in age not only attributed to decline in adolescent pregnancy increase in women over 30 but a shift in birth patterns for women in general Colleg...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Nuclear Family, Human Behavior
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Human Ecology Assumptions Individuals are both biological and social in nature Humans are dependent on their environment Human beings are social Human being are finite Time is both a constraint and a resource Human interac...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Anticipatory Socialization, Role Theory
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Symbolic Interaction Assumptions To understand behavior we have to understand its meaning Individuals define their situations Society precedes the individual Concepts Role Transition Model Ease of transition into a role 5 ...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture 4: cdfs 408 module 2a
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Definition Functions of a Theory Components of a Theory Assumptions Taken for granted Concepts Although theory is based on a group of concepts or ideas a cluster of concepts does not make a theory Propositions Exist when ...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture 4: cdfs 408 1d module
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Fertility in America 1990s 2011 Average age of first time mothers increased to 24.2 yrs Diversity in age across racial/ethnic groups Asian and Pacific Islanders 26.8 White 25 Hispanic 22.4 Black 21.7 Unmarried b...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher
CDFS 408 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Voluntary Childlessness, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Intrauterine Device
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Fertility in America 1950s 1980s Fertility in America 1950s Fertility in America 1950s Ideology promoting childbearing Women average of 3 children Family done by late 20s In 1955 fertility rate had increased to...

Child Development and Family Studies
CDFS 408
Rita Gosher

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