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SPH-F 258 1st Edition Exam # 1 Study Guide Lectures: 1 - 7Lecture 1 (January 12)SyllabusLecture 2 (January 14)Define Intimacy. Sharing intellectually, physically, and/or emotionallyWhat are some characteristics of marriage? Joining of two families and social networks, economic union, and reproductive unitWhat are the four things that families share? Intimacy, resources, decision-making responsibilities, and valuesName some current trends in marriage. Fewer marriages and children, greater need for day care, and more single parent and stepfamilies What is on reason for the decline in marriages? Couples remain single longer or opt to cohabitWhat gender is more likely to remarry after a divorce? MenName some advantages of marriage. Healthier lifestyle, longer life expectancy, and accumulatedwealth Lecture 3 (January 21)Define culture. How people make sense of their environment and their experiencesWhy do refugees come to the U.S.? The conditions in their country of origin are unsafeWhat are some challenges refugees face? Learning the new culture and finding ways to make a livingName the components of cultural competence. Awareness, knowledge, and skillsWhat is the process where by cultural traits and values from one ethnic group become blended with a dominant culture? Acculturation Define ethnocentrism. Assumption that one’s own culture is the standard by which other cultures should be judgedName challenges for ethnic families. Assimilation, acculturation, segregation, stereotypes, prejudice, and racismLecture 4 (January 26)What does conceptual framework do? Helps organize thinking from a particular perspective through a set of interconnectedName the two approaches to understand how individuals and families operate. Idiographic and nomotheticDefine ecology. Study of how all the organisms in a system that are related to each otherWhat is the human ecosystem? All the concentric circles in a human system are interconnectedWhat is the difference between open system and closed system? Open system is growth and change and closed system avoids change by maintaining the status quoWhat is the difference between centrifugal interactions and centripetal interactions? Centrifugal is pushing family members apart and centripetal is pulling family members togetherLecture 5 (January 28)What is the international family strengths framework? Focuses on how couples and families succeed, from a global perspective What is the framework for family development? How family members deal with various roles and developmental tasks within the familyGive the advantages of the framework for family development. Focuses on development and change in individuals and the family over timeDefine emerging adulthood. New stage of development between childhood and adulthoodWhat is life course? Describes the transitions one makes through life, more fluid, and reflects unpredictable changesWhat does the framework of symbolic interactions focus on? Explains how people learn about roles by communicating with each otherDefine looking glass self. Learning about oneself based on the feedback received from othersLecture 6 (February 2)Define communication. The way humans create and share meaning, both verbally and nonverballyHow do the cultural differences affect communication? How well a message in understood and the way in which the messenger is perceived as an individual How do you have spoken communication nonverbally? Tone of voice, volume, pitch, speed of speech, and rhythm of speechDefine double bind. Information from verbal and nonverbal messages that causes conflict aboutthe relationship between the speaker and the receiver What is metacommunication? Primary way of preventing or unbinding a double bindGive the definition of self-disclosure. Revealing some personal information or feelings that others could not otherwise learn What are the three types of listening? Persuasive, directive, and attentive Lecture 7 (February 4)What does an anger and conflict taboo do? Forces to suppress negative emotions, hoping they will disappear with timeWhat are some myths about anger? Caused by others, best way to deal with anger is to let it all out, it’s a beneficial emotion, and prevents others from taking advantage of youWhat are Lerner’s styles of anger management? Pursuers, distaners, underfunctioners, overfunctioners, and blamers What is a dirty-fighting technique and give its definition. Gunnysacking is an alienating tactic, shielding true feelings from the other personDefine incongruity humor. Focuses on seeing the incongruous things in life rather than on blaming othersWhat are the styles of conflict resolution? Competitive style, collaborative style, compromise style, avoidance style, and accommodating styleGive a negotiating strategy and its definition. Quid pro quo is when parties agree upon what they will do for each


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