Studying Families Preview Questions

As you read this chapter, consider the following questions:

  1. What can you expect to learn from studying families?
  2. How will studying families impact your family and your work life in the future?
  3. What are the main methods for researching families?
  4. What are the nuances of objectivity coupled with humanity?
  5. How will cultural humility help you understand other people?
  6. What are the major theoretical perspectives? Which ones make the most sense to you?
  7. What is a social problem? What social problems have you experienced or observed?
  8. How will having a sociological imagination and understanding equity equip you to learn about families in the United States?


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