Trends in Family (section i)

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  • Family Trends
    • What  is Family?
      • Allan & Crow (2001) family is defined by kinship, blood and marriage relationship
        • Can also include, borthers and sisters, grandchildren, uncles, aunties
          • Family friends considered 'family'
            • Finch & Mason, family can be diverse, there are many different types
              • Different Family Set Ups
                • Extended Family
                  • Less people live in extended families now
                    • Due to industrialisation
                  • Strong support network
                    • Brannens found grand parents help finacial and care for children
                • Single parent families
                  • 24% increase from 1970
                  • due to increase in divorce
                    • Divorse
                      • What  is Family?
                        • Allan & Crow (2001) family is defined by kinship, blood and marriage relationship
                          • Can also include, borthers and sisters, grandchildren, uncles, aunties
                            • Family friends considered 'family'
                              • Finch & Mason, family can be diverse, there are many different types
                                • Different Family Set Ups
                                  • Extended Family
                                    • Less people live in extended families now
                                      • Due to industrialisation
                                    • Strong support network
                                      • Brannens found grand parents help finacial and care for children
                                  • Single parent families
                                    • 24% increase from 1970
                                    • due to increase in divorce
                                      • Divorse
                                        • Family Trends
                                          • Trends in Families and Households
                                            • Marriage
                                              • Highest marriage rates where in 1972 480,000 marriages
                                              • First marriage peaked in 1970, now declining
                                              • Re-marriage peaked 1990 and increased a little after
                                              • Instead of marriage people now choose to cohabit
                                                • Cohabitation
                                                  • Trends in Families and Households
                                                    • Marriage
                                                      • Highest marriage rates where in 1972 480,000 marriages
                                                      • First marriage peaked in 1970, now declining
                                                      • Re-marriage peaked 1990 and increased a little after
                                                      • Instead of marriage people now choose to cohabit
                                                        • Cohabitation
                                                          • First appeared in 70's
                                                          • in 2005 24% of population where cohabiting
                                                            • Increase due to decline of 'Living in sin' stigma
                                                            • Better contraception now available
                                                              • People do not need to worry about pregnacy
                                                            • Decline in Religous views
                                                      • Declined since 60's and 70's
                                                  • First appeared in 70's
                                                  • in 2005 24% of population where cohabiting
                                                    • Increase due to decline of 'Living in sin' stigma
                                                    • Better contraception now available
                                                      • People do not need to worry about pregnacy
                                                    • Decline in Religous views
                                              • Declined since 60's and 70's
                                        • Divorce has risen over last 100 years
                                          • 2005 lowest ever rate since 1985
                                            • 69% of these by women
                                        • Peaked in 1993, 180,000 divorces filed
                                          • 69% of these by women
                                    • rise in never married women with children
                                  • Nuclear Family
                                    • Two Generations, parents responcible for children (normally two)
                                    • Feminsts say it is abusive and stops people being themselves
                                    • Cereal Packet family
                          • Same Sex Couples
                            • Labour supported same sex adoption but didn't do anything about it
                            • David Cameron has voted against allowing lesbians to use IVF, and also voted to ban gays from adopting
                      • Divorce has risen over last 100 years
                        • 2005 lowest ever rate since 1985
                        • Peaked in 1993, 180,000 divorces filed
                      • rise in never married women with children
                    • Nuclear Family
                      • Two Generations, parents responcible for children (normally two)
                      • Feminsts say it is abusive and stops people being themselves
                      • Cereal Packet family
            • Same Sex Couples
              • Labour supported same sex adoption but didn't do anything about it
              • David Cameron has voted against allowing lesbians to use IVF, and also voted to ban gays from adopting

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