Sociology: Social Relationships and Interactions

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What type of relationship involves a high degree of emotional closeness, trust, and personal disclosure?

Intimacy

What is the term for the process of dealing with disagreements?

Conflict resolution

What is the network of individuals, groups, or resources that provide assistance, encouragement, and help?

Support system

What type of interaction involves the exchange of information, emotions, and support through verbal and non-verbal communication?

Interaction

What is the term for doing something because someone in authority tells you to do it?

Obedience

What is the term for the composition and organization of a family unit?

Family structure

What is the term for a family that consists of one parent who is divorced, widowed, or choosing to raise children?

Single parent family

What type of family legacy is concerned with the passing down of wealth?

Economic legacy

What is the term for a family where grandparents raise the children?

Grandparent-headed family

What parenting style is characterized by high expectations and discipline, but little support or responsiveness?

Authoritarian

What type of family consists of a same-sex couple and their children?

Same-sex family

What is the term for a family that is formed when one or both partners in a marriage have children from previous relationships?

Blended family

Study Notes

Social Relationships

  • Social relationships refer to connections, associations, and interactions between individuals within a social context
  • Examples: family, community, church leaders, government officials

Compliance and Obedience

  • Compliance: doing something asked by another person, often due to reward or punishment
  • Obedience: following an order from an authoritative figure

Interpersonal Interactions

  • Involves exchange of information, emotions, and support through verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Examples: intimacy, reciprocity, roles, and expectations

Social Network and Support System

  • Social network: intricate web of relationships and connections with others
  • Support system: network of individuals, groups, or resources providing assistance and encouragement

Family Structures

  • Nuclear family: 2 parents with biological children living together
  • Extended family: additional relatives living in the same household
  • Single parent family: 1 parent, divorced, widowed, or choosing to raise children
  • Blended family: formed when one or both partners have children from previous relationships
  • Childless family: no children
  • Grandparent-headed family: grandparents raising children
  • Same-sex family: same-sex parents
  • Cohabiting family: unmarried couples living together, possibly with children
  • Foster or adoptive family: adoption of children
  • Transnational family: family members living in different countries

Family Legacies

  • Intangible and tangible elements passed down from one generation to the next
  • Examples: cultural and traditions, values and beliefs, economic legacies, educational legacy, occupational legacy, health legacy, social and moral legacy

Parenting Styles

  • Authoritative: clear expectations, support, and warmth
  • Authoritarian: high expectations, discipline, and little warmth
  • Permissive: low expectations, excessive responsiveness, and warmth
  • Uninvolved: no boundaries, little to no support

This quiz covers the basics of social relationships, including family, community, compliance, obedience, and interaction. It explores the different types of connections and associations within a social context.

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