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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC214H1
Professor
Bonnie Fox
Semester
Fall

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Andrew Cherlin The Deinstitutionalization of American MarriageHow has marriage changedMarriage has become less of a social normMarriage has become deinstutionalizedEvidence of this cohabiting unions and same sex couplesthMeaning of marriage in the 20 century altered by1 change in the division of labour2 more children born outside of marriage3 cohabitation 4 gay marriage most recent sign of deinstuitionalizationChanges marriage has undergone1 institutional to companionate marriageCompanionate marriage refers to the single earner breadwinner homemaker marriage that flourished in the 1950sGratification came from playing martial roles well being good providers and parents Marriage was only acceptable sexual relationship and marriage only way to have family life2 individualized marriage emphasis more on the individual choiceTransition away from companionate marriage to individualized marriage came from greater acceptance of cohabitation and of childbearing outside of marriage 1960sRoles of husbands and wives more open to negotiationWithin individual
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