14.1 What is Marriage? What is a Family?
legally recognized that two or more people who are in a permanent
group of people who are joined by blood, marriage or form an emotional
Family of orientation
the family into we are born
Family of procreation
family that is formed through marriage
a couple sharing a place while not married.
being married to only one person at a time
committed or married to more than one person at time.
a man is married to more than one woman at one time.
a woman is married to more than one man at one time.
entering into marriage while still married to someone else.
Residency and Lines of Descent
tracing kingship through parents' ancestral lines.
person's ancestry (by blood, marriage or adoption)
tracing kinship through one parent only
descent that follows the father's line only
descent that follow the mother's line only
unilateral descent that does not follow the father or mother's side.
system for the wife to lie with or near her husband's family.
system for the husband to live with his wife's family.
Family life cycle
predicts and patterns families experience over time.
Family life course
events that occur in the lives of families however views them
as parting terms.
14.2 Variations in Family Life.
traditionally married couple with children living in the same
27% children lived with single parent
a household with one parents and a child and other relatives.
man or woman live together in a sexual relationship withing being
make 1 percents of the population
Single they are portrayed as unhappy "spinsters" or "old maids"
Theoretical Perspectives on Marriage and Family
To explain events that occur
outside and within of the family
note that family members take on their roles in a marriage or faily.
points out that families are defines as private entities and the
views the world in terms of symbol and the meanings.
14.3 Challenges Families Face
Divorce and Remarriage
two factors: increase in the age when people get
married, and increased level of education
Children of Divorce and Remarriage
are stressful for children and partners.
Violence and Abuse
occurs between spouses, parents and children and even
between households or family members
are the most helpless victims. There are more than 3.3 million
Intimate partner violence (IPV)
violence between people who have romantic or
brain swelling and retinal hemorrhage from forcefully
shaking or impacting an infant's head
Cultural capital is a theory by French theorist Pierre Bourdieu
Cultural capital can be a material and focus on symbolic elements that embodied cultural capital such as skills
Having an education and earning a degree
Lower social class-less cultural capital
Upper-middle class-more cultural capital
Capital: embodied state, objectified state, and institutionalized state
Embodied State: the form of knowledge that reside within us (ABC'S)
Objectified State: material objects we use to indicate social class (car)
Institutionalized State: the way society measures social capital (degree)
Doctorate more capital than master's which is more capital than an undergraduate.
Cultural Capital Family: read, and write
More capital equals more rewards
Grades, Degrees, and networking
A CALL TO MEN
Men have to be strong, courageous, dominating and no emotions, except anger and no fear. Women are the opposite.
Tony Porter grew up with the idea that women are object, sexual object
He watched how his older friends would use girls, and rape them because woman are less
Women are fragile
Man can have feeling, they can cry and still be man
They can be free
Tony Porter is raising his kids to be strong, fearless but with respect to woman.
Marriage and Family
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