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Family Systems, Gender Roles & Religion - Chapter Summary
Check out this convenient online study guide chapter to review topics related to family systems, gender roles and religion. As you watch these informative and entertaining lessons, you'll break down traditional gender roles and family systems, as well as the ways that religion has influenced politics and culture throughout history. When you're finished working through the chapter, you'll be able to:
- Compare different types of family systems
- Define societal gender roles
- Evaluate the geography of religion in terms of social and political impacts
- Explain how religion contributes to changes in culture
The chapter comes with short quizzes to help you retain the most important terms and concepts from the lessons. Print the transcripts to enhance your studying experience, and submit questions to our instructors if they arise. You'll be able to study the material at any time that's convenient using your computer or mobile device.
1. Family Systems: Definition and Types
Families come in all shapes and sizes. In this lesson, we'll examine what makes a family, as well as some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended families.
2. Gender Roles in Society: Definition & Overview
In this lesson, we will define gender roles and look into the traditional roles of men and women. We will also explore the shift in these roles and how they appear today.
3. Geography of Religion: Political & Social Impacts
In this lesson, you'll consider why geographers take an interest in the religions of people around the world. We'll also discuss how conflicts arise between groups with different beliefs and experiences.
4. How Religion Contributes to Cultural Change
Religions have the power to dramatically change the culture around them and the people of a community. In this lesson, we'll look at three major examples of how history has been shaped by religion.
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