exploring relationships and families

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exploring relationships and families
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2013-10-03 01:24:15
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  1. theoretical perspectives
    ways of viewing reality
  2. family ecology perspective
    explores how a family is influenced by the surrounding enviroment
  3. structure-functional perspective
    investigates how a given social structure functions to fill basic societal needs
  4. conflict perspective (also combined with feminist theory)
    emphasizes social conflict in a social conflict in a society and within families. Power and dominance are important themes.
  5. feminist theory
    primary focus is male dominance inĀ families and society as oppressive to women
  6. symbolic (interaction- constructuionist) perspective
    focuses on internal family dynamics: the ongoing action among and response to one another of family members

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