Family Communications Exam 2 Review Chapters 7-8

  1. Androgyny
    Either sex can be masculine or femine
  2. Dual career v. dual earner couples
    • Dual earner: Work for financial income
    • Dual career: Work for personal reasons
  3. kinship and kin-work
    maintaining contact with family outside of family home. managing boundaries.
  4. Independent couple types
    accept uncertainty and change.

    pay little attention to time and traditional values.

    most likely to conflict and most likely to have androgynous roles.

    low marital satisfaction.
  5. separate couple type
    greater conflict avoidance

    more separated space needs

    regular schedules

    little sense of togetherness

    low marital satisifaction
  6. Traditional
    resist change or uncertainty because it threatens routines

    sex-type roles

    high satisfaction
  7. validating conflict type
    partner's respect one another's point of view of a variety of topics, when they disagree try to work out a compromise never hit below the belt.
  8. volatile conflict type
    comfortable with disagreement and lack of harmony. any question over roles and who does what when leads to open conflict. they don't fight fairly, but often.
  9. conflict avoider conflict style
    hate negative messages and go to any length to avoid them.
  10. dominance
    dyading relational behavior, winning one-ups and the other accepts it
  11. domineeringness
    when one person tries to be in control, but the other doesn't submit--causes conflict to escalade.
  12. dominance
    when one person is in control and other submits
  13. confirming messages
    one tries to get another to identify with him or her or when one tries to give or get power
  14. disconfirming messages
    silent treatment
  15. rejecting messages
    punishment messages and are used as control. "I hate you."
  16. direct influence strategies
    asking, bargaining, reasoning
  17. indirect influence strategies
  18. bargaining
    offering to pay for some of the item or doing something to get it
  19. persuasion
    giving opinion, asking repetitively or begging
  20. emotional
    showing anger, pouting, making parents feel guilty
  21. request
    directly asking, expressing need or want, demanding
  22. consensus decision-making
    involves discussion
  23. accomodation
    consent to decision even when they don't totally agree
  24. de facto
    one person makes decision without approval
  25. one-spouse dominant
    one spouse in in power
  26. syncratic authority type
    shared authority and joint decision making
  27. autonomic
    have equal authority in different areas
  28. normative resources
    basing power off of cultural norms
  29. economic resources
    person with highest income has most power.
  30. affective resources
    determines who in the family nurtures others and how each member meets his or her needs for feeling loved or belonging
  31. personal resources
    using personal characteristics to gain power (personality, appearance)
  32. cognitive resources
    using intelligence. eg. kids speaking english from mexico
  33. Health behavior influence strategies (4 and examples)
    engaging in health behavior together: Let's start running!

    discussing the health issue: give a newspaper article about veganism

    requesting the partner engage in healthy behavior: quit smoking

    engaging in facilitative behavior: set aside money for wife's excercise class
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Family Communications Exam 2 Review Chapters 7-8
cmst345 chapters 7-8