Sociology Test 2 Chapter 8

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Marriage


 
  
Created Apr 7, 2009
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1
Right vs. wrong reasons to get married
 
Right                          ...
2
What is the history of interracial marriage in the US?
 
black white marriages banned in 1600s, even after civil war laws against interracial cohabitation...
3
Supreme Court decision on interracial marriage
 
Loving vs. Virginia, ruled that laws against interracial marriage are unconstitutional
4
What are the “ rituals” associated with marriage?
 
engagement, wedding ceremony, honeymoon
5
What is a covenantal marriage agreement/ contract?
 
an antidivorce contract in which couples demonstrate their strong commitment to marriage by...
6
When should a person get a prenup? ( under what conditions)
 
if one person com into the marriage with a lot more money than the other
7
At what time in marriage are people happiest? 
 
the first phase of your marriage before children
8
What is meant by identity bargaining?
 
the realities of the marriage oblige spouses to adjust their idealized expectations of each...
9
What happens in the first year of marriage? 
 
Loss of independence
 New friends and relatives
Career and domestic roles
10
What happens to marital satisfaction in the child rearing phase?
 
declines
11
changes during this time, child rearing stage( 3)
 
-work and other responsibilities
-Domestic responsibilities
-Sexual changes
12
How do most people feel in the middle- age phase?
 
improved marital satisfaction, with a side of empty nest syndrome
13
How do partners typically change in the aging phase?
 
become more relaxed and enjoy each other more 
14
5 types orf marriages – utilitarian vs. intrinsic
 
U-COnflict Habituated               I-Vital Marriages
-Devitalized                                  ...
15
. 4 types of Good Marriages
 
Romantic- possible neglect of other relationships
Rescue-  healing, possibility of...
16
What makes for successful marriages?
 
-similar backgrounds
-Commonalities: similar interests
-Economic Status
-Domestic...
17
Positives and negatives of both working
 
Neg- frustrations of work brought home regret over not spending time with the children
Pos-...
18
Flexible vs. static marriages
 
static don't change don't allow changes in the spouse
flexible allow the partners to change...


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