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CHAPTER 11 – Social Structure and Society
Assignment: Read chapter 11 – Sociology
101 by Jon Shepard
study of this chapter, you will be able to:
two types of family structure, dimensions of family structure; societal
norms fro mate selection, and types of marital arrangements.
and contrast views of the family proposed by functionalists, conflict
theorists, and symbolic interactionists.
the extent and cause of divorce in America.
an overview of family violence in the United
contemporary alternatives to the traditional nuclear family structure.
the future of the family in the United
conflict theory explain any of the social relationships you have seen in your
family or the families of your friends? Explain.
do you think the divorce rate trend line in the United
States will be in the twenty-first century?
Develop your answer within the context of information in this chapter.
all the current marital and familial lifestyle variations in the United
States today, many observers argue that the
nuclear family is going to become a choice of the minority of Americans. Do you
agree or disagree? Use data and social trends to support your position.