Pitt SOC 0438 - Final Exam Study Guide (4 pages)

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Sociology of the Family Final Exam Study Guide


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4
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Study Guide
School:
University of Pittsburgh
Course:
Soc 0438 - Sociology of the Family
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SOC0438 1st Edition Final Exam Study Guide Sociology of the Family Final Exam Study Guide After speaking with the T A here are all the details that I could accumulate about the final exam The final exam will not be cumulative it will only cover things we covered in class after the second exam as well as the online fact sheets There are 17 fact sheets each of them no longer than a page long the exam will contain 17 19 6 true or false and the rest multiple choice questions on these fact sheets which means at least 1 question will be asked about each sheet you will not need to know specific percentages just general trends Basak encourages looking at the graph on interracial marriage you also won t need to know information about links that were included on the fact sheets i e YouTube videos You will not need to read the book for this exam as there won t be any questions from the book all questions will come from either fact sheets or the lecture notes Father s involvement in their children s lives Fathers have nearly tripled the amount of time they spend with their children from 2 5 hours in 1965 to 7 3 hours per week in 2011 Despite that increase 46 of fathers said they spent too little time with their children half of dads said they spent the right amount of time Stay at home dads The Census Bureau estimates in 2010 that there were about 189 000 stay at home dads defined as married fathers with children younger than 15 who stayed out of the labor force for at least one year primarily to care for the family while their wife works outside the home PEW put that number at 2 million in 2012 and the number has been rising since then Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid job protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave Eligible employees are entitled to Twelve workweeks



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