Ch 6: Family Rights & Responsibilities

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll study basic family rights and responsibilities through fun lessons and mini quizzes. Complete the chapter at your convenience to review these topics for upcoming exams, class assignments, homework or just for fun.

Family Rights & Responsibilities - Chapter Summary

For an overview of family rights and responsibilities, simply work through this collection of engaging video and text-based lessons. These short lessons examine the legal rights of parents and juveniles, as well as theories related to love and social exchange. You'll also take a look at the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), as well as negative relationship behaviors. When you're finished, you should be able to:

  • Recognize parental rights
  • Explain the legal rights of juveniles in society and in school settings
  • Summarize the history of FERPA
  • Define the equity theory of love and the social exchange theory in relationships
  • Identify disrespectful signs and behaviors in relationships and marriages

The bite-sized nature of these lessons helps you quickly progress through the chapter. Print the lesson transcripts to follow along with the narrators, and check your understating of the material by taking the accompanying self-assessment quizzes. The chapter can be accessed at any time that fits your schedule. Also, if you have any questions about these concepts, you can reach out to our subject-matter experts online.

7 Lessons in Chapter 6: Family Rights & Responsibilities
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What are Parental Rights?

1. What are Parental Rights?

Parents have certain rights that are legally and ethically guaranteed to them. Explore what these rights are, who can hold them, and how they can be terminated. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

The Legal Rights of Juveniles

2. The Legal Rights of Juveniles

In this lesson, we will learn about the legal rights of juveniles in the United States. We will look at the rights awarded to juveniles and how they are applied in society today.

Legal Rights of Juveniles in the School

3. Legal Rights of Juveniles in the School

Miranda rights help protect citizens from self-incrimination, but what happens when that questioning is directed toward a student at school? Do juveniles have Miranda rights? What if the questioning is done by school officials instead of police?

History of the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

4. History of the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

This lesson will provide information about the history of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA amendments will also be discussed and a brief explanation of their purpose will be given.

The Equity Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions

5. The Equity Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions

Sometimes, love isn't enough to sustain a relationship. In this lesson, we discuss the importance of equality in a relationship by defining equity theory. We go through the theory's proposals and how it predicts when we are most likely to stay in certain relationships.

Social Exchange Theory in Relationships: Definition, Examples & Predictions

6. Social Exchange Theory in Relationships: Definition, Examples & Predictions

In this lesson, we define and discuss social exchange theory and what it predicts about romantic relationships. We also define and discuss the theory's three components: cost-benefit analysis, comparison level, and comparison level of alternatives.

Disrespect in Relationships & Marriage: Signs & Behavior

7. Disrespect in Relationships & Marriage: Signs & Behavior

Most of us desire to be respected in a relationship or marriage, but sometimes disrespect creeps in. In this lesson, you'll learn the signs and behaviors that are considered disrespectful in a relationship or marriage.

Chapter Practice Exam
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