Topic: Consider the contemporary roles of parents
described in Reading 20 (page 309) of Skolnick. Describe the impact that the
changing role of women within the family has had on childcare responsibilities
and the traditional role of the man as the "sole provider." Can
domestic and childcare responsibility be equally shared between partners? Does
one or the other need to take primary responsibility, as in the movie "Mr.
Mom?" What values surrounding the role of men need to be re-examined? (2-3
Reference: Snolnick, 2014- Family in transition,
seventeeth edition (page 309-324), the pages in the book is attached Snolnick, pages 309-324.pdf
Be sure to reference significant ideas and statistical
information. Cite the source of a quotation or statistic (including trends) by
putting the author's last name and page number in parenthesis, i.e.
(Benokraitis, page 21). Anecdotes or examples from your own life experience
should be brief and only serve to illustrate important concepts from the
Don't try to cover every concept in the reading; that's
impossible. In your own words describe a few ideas that attracted your interest
as you completed the reading assignments. I expect that you will use your very
best writing skills using proper grammar and correct spelling. You are also
expected to document all sources of information using MLA format. It goes
without saying that all work submitted is your work. Plagiarism in any form can
result in a no credit for the course.
It is also very important that you complete your assignments in a
timely manner. If for some reason you are not able to complete an assignment on
time, you MUST communicate with me via email so we can make arrangements.
In completing this assignment address the questions directly and
stay primarily with ideas from the reading assignments. Anecdotes or examples
from your own life experience should be brief and only serve to illustrate
important concepts from the required reading.
Please use correct citing from the book I have attached as well as APA style.