Lecture Notes for SOC 1004 - Introductory Sociology with Hughes at Virginia Tech (VT)

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Material Type:Class Note
Class:SOC 1004 - Introductory Sociology
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
Term:Fall 2008
  • Norm of Legitimacy
  • Egalitarian Authority
  • Matriarchal Authority
  • Urban Gentrification
  • Homeschooling
  • Global City
  • Patriarchal Authority
  • Evangelicalism
  • Concentric Circle Model
  • Perspective
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Introductory Sociology Chapter 10: The Family Family: a social group whose members are related by ancestry, marriage, or adoption and live together, cooperate economically, and care for the young Forms of Family Nuclear family: arrangement where spouses and their offspring constitute the core relationship; blood relatives are functionally marginal and peripheral Extended family: individuals related by common ancestry provide the core relationship; spouses are functionally marginal and peripheral Family of orientation: an individual belongs to a nuclear family that consists of oneself and one’s father, mother, and siblings Family of procreation: nuclear families that consist of oneself and one’s spouse and children Societies trace descent and pass on property from one generation to the next in one of 3 ways: 1. Patrilineal arrangement: people recognize descent and transmit property through the line of the father 2. Matrilineal arrangement: descent and inheritance take place through the mother’s side of ...

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