Extended still important?

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  • Extended still important?
    • NO
      • PARSONS - Industrialisation meant extended declined + nuclear developed to meet needs.
      • YOUNG + WILLMOTT - agree with Parsons, but was slower. Extended still important until 70s
      • FUNC. + NEW RIGHT - Nuclear ideal suggesting extended unimporant
    • YES
      • MCGLONE ET AL - contact with extended declined but still frequent. 50% of people with children saw mothers 1/week. Telephone contact common.
      • BRANNEN - beanpole increasing. Great grandparents looked after by child in 50/60s with own children + grandchildren
        • GRUNDY + HENRETTA - Usually falls to women. 'sandwich generation'
      • JONES - 1 in 3 families rely on grandparents for childare. 200,000 grandparents are kinship carers.
      • GINGERBREAD - 34% of working LPs rely on grandparents for childcare.

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