After reading chapters 16 & 17 from Families in a Global Context answer the following questions.
- Discuss how poverty and social exclusion are impacting Brazil’s families.
- Discuss some of the changes families have undergone in Mexico since 1970. Are they good or bad?
Read chapter 16, Brazilian Families in the Confrontation between Hierarchy and Equality, and chapter 17, Mexican Families: Sociocultural and Demographic Patterns, from textbook Hennon, C. B., & Wilson, S. M. (Eds.). (2008). Families in a global context. New York: Routledge.