SOC 320 Topic 2 Marriage and Family Journal
Complete the “Topic 2 Marriage and Family Journal” worksheet.
SOC 320 Topic 2 Discussion Question 1: The Lauer & Lauer text describes sex as both a physical and a social phenomenon (Chapter 4, pp. 78-82). In your own words, explain what is meant by this. Give examples of ways in which this is true. In what ways is this a new concept for you or a new way of thinking about human sexuality?
SOC 320 Topic 2 Discussion Question 2: What are some of the factors (demographic and other) which seem to impact the use of contraceptives by Americans? How would you explain the differences in use of contraceptives by people characterized by these different factors? If you consider your own use of contraceptives – either in the past, presently, or in the foreseeable future. Does it or will it fit the patterns that the text describes? Why or why not?