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The tendency of individuals to marry people who have social characteristics similar to their own.
homogamy
a social interaction with the express purpose of eventual marriage
courtship
the physical maturing that makes an individual capable of sexual reproduction
puberty
the degree of attachment people have to social groups of to society as a whole
social integration
the period between normal onset of puberty and the beginning of adulthood
adolescence
learning the rights, obligations, and expectations of a role to prepare for assuming that role in the future
anticipatory socialization
the meeting of people as a romantic engagement
dating
the following are characteristics of adolescents EXCEPT:
A) biological growth and development
B) Undefined Status
C) learning to drive
D) increased decision making
C) Learning to drive
Playing house as a child is a form of
anticipatory socialization
the degree of attachment people have to social groups or to a society as a whole is called
social integration
the period between normal onset of puberty and the beginning of adulthood is called
adolescence
____ concluded through research that casual dating was a form of entertainment that had little to do with mate selection.
Willard Waller
___ distinguishes young people as a separate group.
A) Age
B) Labor force
C) Gender
D) Ethnicity
B) Labor face
Adolescence:
A) is not universal
B) is universal
C) occurs in every society
D) none of the above
A) is not universal
T/F Puberty is generally considered to run from the ages of 12 to 19
true
T/F Education in the United States is mandatory until the age of 16
True
T/F Child labor laws prevent people from working until the age of 16
true
T/F There are generally eight characteristics that apply to all adolescents.
False
T/F Dating is not a universal phenomenon
true
T/F The dating system is not flexible as opposed to the courtship system that existed prior to dating.
false
T/F Willard Waller, from his early study at Penn State, found that dating was a form of entertainment and helped one select a mate.
False
T/F Contemporary dating patterns are formal patterns of dating with set stages.
False