About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering family and relationships in sociology material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about family and relationships in sociology. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing marital and familial concepts associated with family and relationships in sociology
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning sociology (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Family and Relationships in Sociology chapter exam.
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- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about family and relationships for a standard sociology course. Topics covered include:
- Circumplex model of family and marital systems
- Additional family and relationships in sociology topics
1. Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems
When a family therapist sits with a family, he or she can take one assessment tool-- the Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems-- and decide how well connected, flexible and communicative family members are with each other. Learn about the facets of this model in this lesson!
2. Egalitarian Relationship: Definition & Example
In this lesson, we will explore the various types of egalitarian relationships in which responsibilities are shared equally by all parties in the relationship. Additionally, we will also look at egalitarian relationships in therapy.
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