(noun) A Marxist term, describing when your beliefs and values are in conflict with your own interests, thus you support a system that oppresses you.
(noun) “[A] process of neighborhood change whereby traditional families move into disadvantaged neighborhoods, with cultural, social, and economic consequences for those neighborhoods” (Goodsell 2013:861).
(noun) A socially recognized group of two or more individuals joined by kinship (adoption, blood, fictive kin, or marriage).
(noun) The predictable steps and patterns a family experiences over time.
(noun) The family an individual is born into or grows up in.
(noun) A family formed through marriage, consisting of spouses and children.
(noun) Using various types of contraception to control pregnancy.
(noun) A position within a family such as parent or child that determines an individual’s expected behavior.
(noun) The total number of people related by blood (consanguinity), marriage (affinity), or adoption that live together.
(noun) A male parent of a child.
(noun) A crime that is considered quite serious, that is typically punishable by long-term imprisonment or death.
1. (noun) The idea that women and men should have equal legal and political rights, sexual autonomy, and self-determination (agency); 2. (noun) A social movement that advocates for economic, political, and social equality between women and men; 3. (noun) A theoretical perspective stating women are uniquely and systematically oppressed and that challenges ideas of gender and sex roles.
(noun) The tendency for more women to live in poverty compared to men, and the factors that contribute to this phenomenon.
(noun) Average number (rate) of children born to a woman in a population over her reproductive lifetime.
1. (noun) A material object endowed with supernatural power; 2. (noun) A type of sexual desire that places emphasis on an external object.
(noun) A hierarchical society based on land ownership and protection.
(noun) A kinship based on social agreements such as friendship instead of adoption, blood (consanguinity), or marriage (affinity) that creates a relationship “like family.”
(noun) An experiment conducted in people’s natural environment.
(noun) Data gathered from research in the field.
(noun) The first-hand observation and data collection of people’s behavior in their natural environment.