families and households

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  • functionalist view on the family
    • Talcott Parsons
      • primary socialization
      • stabilization of  adult personality: the idea of the "warm bath" theory
    • Murdock
      • sexual: couples enjoy sex life and no affairs
      • reproduction: making the next generaton
      • economic
      • education: by this Murdock means socialisation
    • they look at family in a positive way and believe that the Nuclear family are the ideal family type


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