Essay on The Effects of Social Class to Family

1841 Words Mar 25th, 2014 8 Pages
Jen Lihour Kean
Albert Chan
English 1A
22 September 2013
The Effects of Social Class to Family In the article “The Color of Family Ties: Races, Class, Gender, and Extend Family involvement” by Naomi Gerstel and Natalia Sarkisian, there is a theory that they believe in reality, people misunderstand the wrong concept of family involvement. In this case, we need to realize this conflict is still happening in the societies. Base on the authors’ data, Black and Latinos/Latinas families show that they likely to have less education than the whites families therefore black and Latinos/Latinas will focus on reply the helps from the members of the families rather than being independent (49). Toward more, Gerstel and Sarkisian also discuss
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It displays on the different images that people know about social class. It makes the readers focus on distant sizes of women. This shows the ideal that women’s marriage within the family involvement, social class has the bigger role by compose the element of people while culture consists of knowledge, ideas, customs, and traditions.
In the contrast that Gerstel and Sarkisian make between the understanding of changing behaviors and improvement, they finds out that most people contribute their ways of thinking to make their lives situation better by focusing on their behaviors. The authors want the readers to know that the specific links between the race and class is significant. It makes people be able to understand the different concept of cultural values and the social class. Gerstel and Sarkisian specify that the role in social policies should be about the way that people make the adjustment for the family, it is not about trying to figure out how to change one’s behavior (54). This is what Gerstel and Sarkisian wish the readers know that it is very important in the family if they can understand the strategies in family life matter. It should not about changing individual’s behavior; instead the family should accept the challenges that they deal with; to improve their situation in economic status. Gerstel and Sakisian also say that the head of the family should recognize the fact that the support that they get from

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