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6 Cards in this Set

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~main family structures that will likely dominate in the future
• Growing of diversity in family from
• Families of first marriages both spouses will be in a first marriage
• single parent families marital separation or births to unmarried women
• families of remarriages blending together two families into one
• Almost half of all pro-life women have an income of less than 20,000
• Were housewives, or were in the traditional female jobs of teaching, social work, and nursing
• Many women were married and family size averaged between two and three
• Married at a slightly younger age and had their first child earlier
• Majority of woman were of catholic religion
• Majority of the woman said that religion as important in their lives
•Always value family roles
• ¼ reported an income as low as 20,000 and 1/3 reported an income of 50,000 a year
• Have higher levels of education
• Were employed in the major professions as administrators, owners of small businesses , or executives in large businesses
• Not as many women married and more woman were divorced
• Average family size was between one and two
• Majority of woman were of no religion
• Avoided marriage and family roles because they chose to acquire the skills they needed to be successful in the larger world
• Majority of the woman said that formal religion was wither unimportant of completely irrelevant to them and their attitudes are correlated with behavior only 25 percent said they have ever attended church
what was the “serpent of family decline”?
• Promiscuity
• Unwed mothers
• Fatherless families
• Disrupted families, young people confused and divided their parents
~people who experienced deinstitutionalization
• Homeless were impoverished families; many of the people living on the streets had problems with drugs or alcohol
• About 1/3 of the homeless were former psychiatric patients discharged from psychiatric wards in a burst of enthusiasm for deinstitutionalization
~shifts in religious participation from the 1960s-1980s
• Americas mainline liberal Protestant churches, Presbyterian, Methodist, had been losing members while Southern Baptists and other denominations that offered the spiritual experience of being “born again” through belief in Jesus Christ and accepted the literal truth of the Bible had grown rapidly
• By 1970s close to 20 percent of Americans identified themselves as fundamentalist Christians