The Family. Courtney King And Zoe Holmes. Objective. Our objective is to explain the different types of families and how they are different from each other. . What is the Difference Between a Family and a Household?. Family Household. Different Types of Family. Western family
Relations With Father Daughter?
How should the mother act toward the daughter?
Type of household?
Divorce or Supermom?
Hochschild’s “Strategies of resistance”
1.)Waiting it out
4.) Substitution offerings
Men out of a job?
Love and Courtship in Global Perspective
How do people choose mates?
Less free time, less money, and less sleep
Who watches the children when women work?
Children have left
Not so empty nest
Children have left and came back
Due to expenses
Increase in One Parent Families
Increase in divorce rate
Women having children before marriage
90% headed by mothers
Children of One Parent Families
More likely to
Children at young age
Families without children
14% of families don’t have children
More educated less likely to have children
Previously in other families
New family with divorced family
Parents each bring children
Gay and Lesbian Families
Education, income and occupation
Average ages of marriage
Living with eachother without being married
Sandwich Generation and Elder Care
Around 40-55 years old
Taking care of children and parents
Children of Divorce
Help Children with Divorce
both parents show affection for the child,
child lives with the parent who is making a good adjustment
Family routines are consistent
the family is adequate money for its needs
the child stays with the parent of the same sex.
Two years after divorce
More depended less likely
More likely to get remarried
When it comes to the effects of violence gender equality vanishes
Non battering rape: Husband forces wife to have sex but has no intentions of hurting her
Battering rape: Husband forces wife to have sex and intentionally inflicting physical pain
Perverted rape: Husbands force there wives to submit unusual sexual acts, anger and hostility can also motive this type of rape.
Victimization of helpless children by there own parents
Each year around 3 million U.S children are reported to authorities as victims of abuse of neglect
Sexual relationships between relatives
Most likely to occur in families that are socially isolated
Do you think that “the 6 needs that are basic to every society” are necessary?
“Yes, they are necessary. That’s the way life is, and is suppose to be and that’s the way it should be”
Do you believe Hochschild’s “Strategies of Resistance” happens?
“I totally agree with this theory!!”
Which having, two children, do you think you were stricter with your first child or second?
“Neither, I don’t think I was any stricter with one child than the other”
Do you believe that having children puts a strain on marriage?
“I definitely agree that it does put a strain on marriage especially if a child and parent are so much alike that they don’t get along. Not only does the parent who is the go between hears about it from the child, they also hear about it from the parent they are having problems with.”
Do you believe in nannies?
No, because I think if your going to have children you should be there to raise them not have someone else raise them for you.”
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