Rules and Rule Sequences
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Rules and Rule Sequences book
In this chapter, readers will learn:
The difference between mores and folkways.
That social norms and family rules are similar terms but have slightly different meanings.
How rules emerge and take shape in family life.
That rules and rule systems are a part of the paradigmatic orientation found in families.
That rules have distinct purposes including helping with family member accountability, boundary maintenance, distance regulation, and resource allocation.
The difference between explicit and implicit rules in families.
The power of rule sequences and how those sequences can create family growth or family dysfunction.
How to manage rule sequence effectively.