as functionalist view of the family

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  • functionalist theories of the family
    • basics
      • macro
      • consensus
      • structural
    • Functionalists see society as
      • a basic building block of society
      • providing essential functions
      • a warm bath
    • key sociologists
      • Murdock 4 functions of the family
        • stable satisfaction of the sex drive
        • reproduction of the next generation
        • socialisation of the young
        • meeting its members economic needs
        • crit; nuclear family not universal
      • parsons functional fit/ warm bath
        • loss of functions SD
        • two irreducible functions  the family
          • primary socialisation of children
          • stabilization of adult personalities
          • crit: has the family lost its functions
            • how stable is the nuclear family
      • Fletcher increased functions
        • specialised functions
        • higher expectations of margie
        • crit: there are many different types of family
      • Willmot/Young  symmetrical family
        • conjugal roles integrated family life more home centerd
        • relationships more equal
        • crit: radical feminists argue little has changed
    • overall critique of functionalism
      • dark side of the family
      • domestic abuse in the private family
      • 1.Parsons’ view of ROLES of HUSBAND & WIFE = old fashioned (criticised by feminists) 
  • key sociologists
    • Murdock 4 functions of the family
      • stable satisfaction of the sex drive
      • reproduction of the next generation
      • socialisation of the young
      • meeting its members economic needs
      • crit; nuclear family not universal
    • parsons functional fit/ warm bath
      • loss of functions SD
      • two irreducible functions  the family
        • primary socialisation of children
        • stabilization of adult personalities
        • crit: has the family lost its functions
          • how stable is the nuclear family
    • Fletcher increased functions
      • specialised functions
      • higher expectations of margie
      • crit: there are many different types of family
    • Willmot/Young  symmetrical family
      • conjugal roles integrated family life more home centerd
      • relationships more equal
      • crit: radical feminists argue little has changed

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patrick flood

wow such a good mind map 

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