Compared to married couples, cohabitors are all EXCEPT which of the following?
more sexually conservative
Scholars and advocates with a __________ perspective point to what they see as a negative cultural change accentuated by excessive individualism and self-indulgence.
In its original form, the double standard meant that
women should not have sex outside of marriage, but men can
John Alan Lee classified six
Consider this statement: “If I can get him/her to do what I want done, then I’ll be sure he/she loves me.” This reflects
A majority of children live in __________ households.
Compared to 50 years ago, marriage is not as __________ to Americans.
As the age of puberty has declined, the age at marriage has ___________
According to the text, more and more women are entering nontraditional occupations such as
The _______ perspective argues that human physiology, genetics, and hormones predispose individuals to certain behaviors
Confidence, assertiveness, and ambition can be classified as ___________ character traits
The 1990s saw the emergence of a new brand of marital infidelity: adultery on the net, or _______
___________ refers to male or female anatomy and physiology
An emerging alternative to marriage is _______, where a couple is engaged in a long-term relationship, but each partner also maintains a separate dwelling
living apart together
The _______ model of sexual satisfaction explores the costs and rewards of a sexual relationship
One of the most striking changes over the past several decades has been the emergence of _________ issues as political controversies
sexual and reproductive
By 2013 it was estimated that ________ percent of U.S. women aged 19 through 44 had ever cohabited
Today, only about ____________ percent of American households fit the 1950s nuclear family ideal of a married couple with children, where only the husband is employed
Statistics on women in politics highlight that women - who make up over 50% of the U.S. population - are ___________ in high government position
In __________ the researcher spends extensive time with respondents and carefully records their activities, conversations, gestures, and other aspects of everyday life
______________ theory suggests that people tend to marry others who social currency - social class, education, physical attractiveness - is similar to their own
The likelihood of divorce declines with ___________
more years of education
Scholars and advocates with a _________ perspective argue that we need to view the family from a historical standpoint
A feminine expectation that has emerged over the past thirty years is that of the "__________ woman," who is independent, ambitious, and self-confident
Regardless of the circumstances, Julie believes that nonmarital intercourse is wrong for both women and men. Julie's point of view reflects which standard of nonmarital sex?
About _________ percent of Americans say that they favor legal marriage for same-sex couples
According to the ____________ perspective, dating couples choose either to stay committed or break up by weighing the rewards of their relationships against its costs
Of the components of consummate love, which is the quickest to develop and the quickest to fade?
A _____________ is a situation or place characterized by group living
Children are _________ likely than the general population or the elderly to be living in poverty
Most mainstream pornography can be considered ________ exhibiting hatred, dislike, mistrust or general disregard for women.
Men are expected to have _________ character traits like strength, self-confidence, assertiveness, and ambition
Particularly among college educated women, parenthood is __________
Differences will arise in a satisfying long-term relationship because no two individuals
have exactly the same points of view
Individuals living along constitute about ___________ percent of American households
In 1957, the total fertility rate was about 3.6 chilren per woman. For the last 25 years, it had been _________ child/children per woman
The proportion of middle-aged cohabiters has __________ over the past two decades
Adults with a(n) ____________ attachment style shun or evade emotional closeness
What is assisted reproductive Technology (ART)
the manipulation of sperm and/or egg in the absence of sexual intercourse that may involve a third party
Today, women compose __________ percent of Congress
The text cites four social factors that may encourage young people today to postpone marriage or not to marry at all. Which of the following is NOT one of these?
a rejection of marriage as an institution
Adults with a(n) _________ attachment style exhibit possible negative behaviors such as unwarranted jealousy or attempts to control one's partner due to "fear of abandonment"
Americans tend to marry people of similar race, age, education, religious background, and social class. This behavior reflects
Dorothy perceives herself as being ultra-feminine, based on society's definitions of appropriate gender roles. Dorothy's perceptions are linked to her
Images of men as instrumental and women as expressive are based on
white, middle-class heterosexuals
Contemporary sexism denies that gender discrimination persists and includes the belief that women
are asking for too much
According to the __________ perspective, children develop self-concepts based on feedback from those around them
According to the text, over time, cohabitation has become
The climate, soil, plants, and animals are all part of the __________ environment
Michael is a stay-at-home father and feels pressure from society to watch football on TV, enjoy actin movies, play basketball on the weekends, and bring home a bigger paycheck than his corporate executive wife. What is this societal pressure called?
Some adults who live with their parents have never moved out, but others - called ________ - have left home and then returned
Which of the following is true about the age at marriage today?
it is the highest recorded since the 1890 census.
Over __________ people are living with HIV or full-blown AIDS
A sense of one's sexual identity begins in __________
According to the text, women full-time employees earn _________ percent of what employed men do
Arranged marriage has been the tradition in _________ societies, where decisions are made based on strong extended family ties
Which major advance in the 1960s made sexual activity more widespread?
birth control pill
Representative samples (like Gallup polls) are important to family survey research because the results can be _______ to the national population of the sample
warmth, sensitivity, tenderness, and placing concern about others' welfare above self-interest can be classified as ________ character traits
research suggest several qualities to look for when choosing a spouse. Which of the following is NOT one of those qualities?
a physically attractive, healthy person
In all couple types - gay, lesbian, heterosexual cohabitants, and married couples - within each group, sexual satisfaction was associated with
general relationship satisfaction
In 2014, ____________ percent of young adults aged 18-24 lived with their parents
more than 50%
Adults with a(n) __________ attachment style are inclined to trust that their relationships will provide ongoing emotional support
Cohabiting couples are ___________ as likely as marrieds to be interracial
____________ are the most likely of all ethnic/racial categories to intermarry
Individuals living alone now make up ___________ percent of U.S. households
Psychologist Robert Sternberg proposed a ________ theory of love
According to the wheel of love theory, there are four stages in the development of love. Which of the following is NOT one of these?
Research finds that black couples prefer more role _________ and power sharing than whites
In Robert Sternberg's typology, ___________ love is composed of all three dimensions of his theory
Women ________ men in the proportion of the population who are college graduates
In much of the world, particularly in parts of Asia and Africa that are less Westernized, parents have traditionally ____________ their children's marriages
A relative absence of assertiveness and ambition characterizes our expectations of women, who are thought to embody ____________ character traits
Family researches will often generate a ___________, or "educated guess" about the way things are, based on their theoretical orientation
Many households containing grandparents are _________ family households, which include other relatives besides parents and children
AIDS was first identified in what year?
Family togetherness, stability, and loyalty are all examples of
familistic (communal) values
In 2011, nearly __________ percent of cohabiting couples lived with children under 18 - either their own or those from a previous relationship or marriage
Exchange theory stresses the importance of _________ in family relationships
how family members use their resources to trade with other family members
IN 1967, in the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme court ruled that
interracial marriage must be considered legally valid in all states
The process by which society influences members to internalize attitudes and expectations is called
The text reports that, after age, ___________ was the second largest predictor of sexual frequency
the child population of the U.S. is __________ racially and ethnically diverse than the adult population
About ___________ percent of all American children are expected to live in a single-parent household at some point in their lives
Children receive most of their sexual knowledge _________
at home from mothers and female family members
Social scientist Ira Reiss has proposed what he calls a "_____________ theory" of love
Almost __________ percent of young adults say they believe in "one true love"
More than _________________ of all nonmarital births occur to cohabiting couples
The Census Bureau uses which of the following terms to describe a person or a group of people residing together?
In the 1950s, the nonmarital pregnancy rate was ___________ in comparison with today
Propinquity is also known as
Jane married a man from her own social group. Her marital behavior illustrates
Of the components of consummate love, which is the most gradual to develop?
A legally or policy-defined relationship between two individuals who live together and share a domestic life but are not married is called a
in the exchange perspective, what a person expects out of a relationship is referred to as
A person who believed in the "family-decline" theory might say the following
"There has been a serious breakdown in marriage and family values."