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Declining/Enduring Families. Chapter 2. Approaches to family. Family Decline . Family Transformation.

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approaches to family
Approaches to family

Family Decline

Family Transformation

Approach that maintains that family – both as a living arrangement and as a social institution- is not disappearing but instead is becoming more diverse and complex as it adapts to changing social and economic circumstances.

  • Approach that regards recent changes in family life as a sign that the overall importance of family as a social institution is eroding
drop in marriage
Drop in marriage
  • Delay in 1st marriage
  • Reduced tendency to remarry
  • Increase singlehood
  • Increase cohabitation
  • Increase in women working
divorce
Divorce
  • Less stigma
  • Increase in expectations
  • Less influence of religion
consequences for children
Consequences for children
  • School performance
  • Deviance
  • Child abuse/neglect
  • Depression/Eating disorders
  • Generational poverty
history of families
History of Families
  • Colonial
  • 19th Century
  • Early and Mid-20th
  • Baby Boom
  • 60s and beyond
myth of the golden age
Myth of the Golden Age
  • High rates of domestic violence
  • High rates of depression
  • Parents spent less time with children
media images
Media Images
  • Compare to content analysis
  • Notion of the traditional family
    • Reflection hypothesis – mass media reflect the values of the general population
gendered expectations and family roles
Gendered Expectations and Family Roles
  • Research shows that happy mothers = happy kids
  • Fathers more involved
family policy implications
Family Policy Implications
  • The Great Mom and Dad Experiment
  • Other issues