Business and society (Technology’s Influence on Society)

Business and society (Technology’s Influence on Society)

What is a family? Who gets to be a family? Who gets to be married? Who can adopt children? Who gets custody of the children after a divorce? It seems that the answers to these questions are ever-changing, and they are representative of the social upheaval that has been ongoing in the United States for at least the last 4 decades. In the contemporary United States,├┐it has been a long time since the dad-goes-to-work, mom-stays-at-home family dominated the social scene.├┐Although there are some who extol the virtues of returning to this family configuration, there are others who relish the changes in what counts as a family. Social movement groups and organizations including those promoting racial civil rights, womens rights and gay/lesbian/transgendered rights have all contributed to changes in law and social policy related to the family. In this Discussion Board assignment, you have the opportunity to consider an issue related to the family that is of interest to you from the following list:


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