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Need help with my exam. It is 2 hours in which to complete this exam. Please be sure to answer all questions to the best of your ability.Terms:Be able to define and discuss the following terms and concepts:No-Fault DivorceCrisis Stress Model of DivorceChronic Stress Model of DivorceLegal CustodyPhysical CustodyCo-ParentingParallel ParentingStepfamily HouseholdRemarriage ChainIncomplete InstitutionGenderSexDoing GenderSocializationSocial ClassSocial StatusRaceEthnicitySex RatioAssimilationFamilismFilial PietyBorder PatrollingSexual IdentityFamily of ChoiceDomestic ViolenceSituational Couple ViolenceIntimate TerrorismTANFAFDCTheories:Be able to identify and describe the components and perspectives associated with the following theories regarding family and genderGender:Sociobiological TheoryPsychoanalytic TheorySocialization TheoryInteractionist TheoryGender Structure TheorySexuality:Social Constructionist PerspectiveIntegrative Perspective Queer TheoryDomestic Violence:Social Learning PerspectiveFrustration-Aggression PerspectiveSocial Exchange PerspectiveSubstantive Areas regarding the Family: *** Items marked with a “check” have the highest likelihood of being short answer or essay questions***Divorce/Remarriage/Stepfamilies: Be able to discuss the three eras of divorce and how they relate to the 3 eras of marriageKnow the societal and individual factors related to the increases in divorce  Be able to discuss the relationship between divorce and adults’ and children’s well-beingKnow why the stepfamily is referred to as the “incomplete institution”Be able to discuss the 2 ways in which we can define the stepfamilyBe able to discuss what happens in stepfamilies during the “transitional” and “stabilization” periods Be able to discuss why it is harder for stepmothers in stepfamilies compared to stepfathersBe able to discuss the relationship between stepfamilies and children’s well-being Know the 5 family process that determine children’s development and well-beingGender & Family: What is the difference between sex, sex category, and gender? Give examples of “doing gender” with respect to family related behaviors/activitiesBe able to list some characteristics of gender that are biological and some that are socially constructed. Be able to list the indicators of gender structure that produce gender inequality Explain the different types of gender power in romantic relationships.Social Class & Family: How do family forms and functions differ across different social classes? How did they differ in early industrialization? In what ways do they differ today?How do our family lives affect our social class in adulthood?What are the major changes that have occurred to the U.S. economy since the 1960’s and why do they matter for family life? Why have we witnessed increases in women’s labor force participation? How has the movement of women into the labor force affected family forms and how the family functions?How do kinship obligations and kinship networks differ across social class? What is the relationship between social class and parental values? Parenting styles? What does McLanahan mean by “diverging destinies” and why has this occurred? What are the 4 causes of these shifts?Race/Ethnicity & Family:How does the family differ across race/ethnicity? Specifically, which groups have the highest/lowest rates of single mothering, divorce, and out-of-wedlock childbearing?How is the African American family different from the non-Hispanic white family?What changes have occurred to African-American families over the last 50 years?Why are terms such as “Hispanic” and “Asian” not useful for examining U.S. families across race/ethnicity? What role do economic conditions play in shaping differences in family forms and functions across race/ethnicity? Be able to give examples What role does culture play in shaping family forms and functions across different race/ethnic groups? Be able to give examples Be able to discuss the reasons why interracial marriage has become more commonKnow who is most and least likely to intermarry Know some of the challenges faced by interracial couplesSexuality:Be able to discuss what sexual identity is and how it is formedKnow what “family of choice” is and how it is pertinent to gay/lesbian individualsWhat is DOMA? Why does it matter?Know the history of legalized same sex marriage in the U.S. Be able to discuss the relationship between parent’s sexual orientation and children’s outcomes regarding gender behavior, sexual orientation, and psychological well-beingDomestic Violence:Be able to discuss the features of the Political and Medical Models of Domestic Violence and what kinds of abuses and abusers fit these definitions.Be able to discuss the two main types of domestic violenceBe able to discuss the differences between the two types of intimate terrorists (Cobra vs. Pitbull)Know the types of child abuse  Be able to discuss trends in child abuse and why it is difficult to know whether rates of abuse have changedKnow the consequences of spanking childrenFamily and Social Policy:Be able to discuss the rise of the “welfare state” in the U.S. and how it is tied to the “family wage system” Be prepared to discuss the competing viewpoints behind welfare policy. Which viewpoint is currently informing policy?  Be able to explain why and how welfare policy has changed and whether these changes have succeeded in doing what they were designed to accomplish

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