Family Relationships

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  • Family relationships
    • Masculinity
      • New man (Connell)
      • Metrosexual man (Mort)
      • Collier = can't exaggerate the changes in masculinity. It's still hegemonic
      • Crisis of masculinity (MAC AN GHAILL)
        • Unemployment = low self esteem
        • Bleak futures
        • Educational failure = gang voilence
    • Femininity
      • Genderquake (Wilkinson)
        • more distribution of power
        • family =  no longer a priority7
        • Education & career priority
        • Voluntary childlessness (Sue Sharp)
      • Ladettes
        • Adopting male behaviour
        • Economic independance
          • Significant consumers
    • The new right
      • Blame feminism for the breakdown of the family
        • Equal pay
        • "New man"
        • NO distinct gender roles
        • Family diversity
          • Worry children aren't getting proper socialoisation
    • Post-modernism
      • Beck = focuses on increasing equality of gender roles
      • Denzin
        • Single parents = drugs, emotional detatchment & increased TV use
    • Domestic division of labour
      • Bolt =joint conjugal roles OR segregated roles
        • Depends on class
      • Willmott & Young
        • "March of progress"
        • Symmetrical family
          • NOT identical but more equal
        • Ann Oakley = W&Y are exaggerated
      • Dual burden of labour
        • Paid work & housework
          • Family remains patriarchal
        • Lydia Morris
          • Tripple shift
            • Labour of love
            • Housework
            • Housework
        • POWER within relationhips
          • Men = important decision makers
            • MEN = tend to earn more

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