Family Diversity

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  • Family Diversity
    • Types (The Rapoports)
      • Organisational
        • Beanpole (Brannen 2003)
      • Cultural
        • Religion
          • Some religion put empasise on children
        • Ethnicity
          • 2001 Census - Chinese and Asian parents more likely to be married
          • 45% of black Caribbean have a lone parent (2008)
      • Class
        • Foster (1990) More extended families in poorer areas
        • Middle Class parents more child centered - Feinstein (2003)
      • Sexual
        • Weeks et al (1999) - 'Choice' famiies
        • Roseneil (2005) - Heteronormative society is breaking down
    • Views
      • Postmodernist
        • Giddens (1992) - Confluent love
          • Not the 'one' but the one for now
          • After falling in love, women face subjection
        • Allan and Crow (2001) - Love is a vague concept
          • Young people are socialised into the idea of love by median
        • Beck and Beck-Gernshein (1995)
          • Individualism
            • Clear cut roles have now changed
              • People choose their own roles
        • Stacey (1996)
          • No key familt type - Choice is key
      • New Right
        • Redwood - The natural state of the family
        • Diversity leads to break down in family values
        • Decline in moral value
        • Fragmented families lead to crime
        • Chalres Marray - Underclass
          • Fatherless children at disadvantage
        • Dennis and Eros (2000)
          • 'Families without Fathers'
            • Fatherless children at disadvantage

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