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Family Theories (e.g., ecological model, feminist, family systems, structural functional, symbolic interaction, etc.) and Context in marriage and families” including gender, race, class issues; marriage and family formations” (e.g., marriage, same sex marriage, singlehood, alternatives to marriage, work and families). Two chapter readings, offering different views of the 8 theories, can be accessed in the files section: Theories for Understanding Families PDF AND Theories of Families PDF. Multiple authors and articles are referenced in the chapters if you want more information on any one theoretical perspective. Instructions – 1. The writer must write an essay that compares ALL of the family theories discussed in the provided readings, “Theories for Understanding Families PDF” and “Theories of Families PDF”. 2. The writer should also include “their own” understanding or “personal experiences” regarding families in their essay. In other words, which of the theories does “your” family of origin most resemble? Note: I would like for the writer to keep in mind that my family consist of my mother, father, and daughter and that I am the only child. 3. This assignment must be in your OWN WORDS, and include citations where appropriate. ***Please use HIGH SCHOOL VOCABULARY***