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Study Questions: Chapter 14

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1. What are the nuclear family and the extended family? What are the differences between simple and complex households? What are the relationships between these two pairs of terms?

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2. What has happened to divorce rates in Canada since 1968?

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3. What are segregated and joint marital roles? Provide examples of each.

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4. What are endogamy and exogamy? Provide examples of each.

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5. What are some of the impacts of the recent trends regarding childbirth in Canada?

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6. How does the fact that conjugal roles are gendered affect men and women differently with regard to issues like employment and domestic labour?

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7. How has the Canadian state impacted immigrant families and Aboriginal families in the past few decades?

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