CDFS 3300 Family Theories Quiz (25 pts) Chapter 3 Due: September 10 2017 by 11:59 p.m. 1. The philosophical perspective referring to rationally weighing the rewards and costs of behavioral choices is a. utilitarianism. b. motivationism. c. unanimity. d. minimization. 2. Which of the following is true regarding utilitarian thinking? It a. assumes that people are unable to act for themselves. b. focuses on true selflessness. c. incorporates what people value. d. is no longer a significant influence in family theory. 3. The text chapter especially explores the following aspects of exchange-related family theory except a. rational choice. b. group solidarity. c. a voluntarist assumption. d. Social Psychology. 4. Which of the following is not an assumption of exchange theory? a. people are motivated by self-interest b. prediction is referred to as a a. preferred barrier. b. forced alternative. c. manipulated exchange. d. social contract. 23. Which of the following is the clearest example of “tautological reasoning” as applied to the family? a. Sam gave up a kidney to save his brother because it was better than feeling guilty if he hadn’t. b. Linda’s decision to have a child is rational because people make rational choices. c. Trent decided to get divorced because he got less and less from his marriage every year. d. Malory enjoys the praise she receives as a mother because society values motherhood. 24. Motivation is the central focus of exchange theory. a. True b. False 25. Exchange theory and rational choice theory are typically in opposition to one another. a. True b. False [...]
White, J. M., Klein, D. M., & Martin, T. F. (Eds.) (2015). Family theories: An introduction (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. There are only 25 questions that need to be answered.