Longitudinal Study of Generations

  1. Which generation had higher achievement orientation (particularly women)?
    Generation X
  2. _______ parental influence has been found among baby boomers, generation X, and millennials.
    Similar
  3. Negative effect of parental divorce has been _____.
    small
  4. Men worked ____ hours in 1970 versus ____ hours in 2000; Women worked ____ hours in 1970 versus ____ in 2000.
    43.5; 37.1; 43.1; 37.0
  5. When children are at home...
    women generally cut back hours and men work more.
  6. Non-parents tend to work ____ than parents.
    more
  7. We moved from an _________ government to a _________.
    arbitrary; democracy
  8. Family is anchored in...
    stability/openness
  9. Historical views of the family:
    • 1. Primarily an economic unit
    • 2. Children had limited rights; seen, not heard
    • 3. Sexuality was dominated by reproduction
    • 4. Sex was regulated by the idea of female virtue
    • 5. Homosexuality was unnatural (modern history)
    • 6. Not based on intimacy
  10. Modern views of the family:
    • 1. Economic role of family has dwindled; love is basis for marriage
    • 2. Intimacy prevalent
    • 3. Coupling more common
    • 4. Democracy in relationships
    • 5. Sexual equality is key for happy and fulfilling relationship.
  11. What does intimacy include?
    Sex, communication, openness, disclosure, and friendship.
  12. Coupling:
    Marriage without children.
  13. How many women in western society do not want children?
    25%
  14. Democracy in relationships has none of the following:
    arbitrary power, cohesion, or violence
  15. ____ people would like to go back to the traditional male/female gender roles.
    Not many
  16. Tasks of transition to adulthood:
    • 1. Clear sense of personal identity
    • 2. Capacity for intimacy with others
  17. In emerging adulthood, most influence comes from relationships that have...
    • High intensity
    • High priority
    • Long history
  18. Autonomy vs family support consists of...
    individuation and differentiation
  19. Individuation (individual focus):
    Developmental process through which a person comes to see the self as separate and distinct within the relation process.
  20. Differentiation (family focus):
    How boundaries, the emotional climate, and identity tasks are managed.
  21. Five identity tasks of emerging adulthood:
    • 1. Identity Exploration
    • 2. Instability
    • 3. Self Focus
    • 4. In between adult and child
    • 5. Multiple Possibilities
Author
makeashadow
ID
323944
Card Set
Longitudinal Study of Generations
Description
Lecture 4 from Family Systems/Lifespan Development
Updated